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GMO in the United States: Sugar Beets

by Kelli
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Find out about the genetically-modified (GMO) battle over sugar beets in the United States, how it compares to GMO struggles in Australia, who’s running the show and how it’s being run.

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Genetically Modified in Australia

by Brad
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While in Western Australia Kelli and I got to attend a gathering with a panel to discuss a major genetically modified (GMO) food debate currently afflicting that area. It was so fascinating to learn about how GMO is affecting them and how they feel about it.

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5 Things to Cut Out of Your Diet

by Brad
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I received this dandy little article in my inbox recently. It’s written by Tony Horton, the creator of the famous P90X routine. This would apply to those trying to build muscle or lose weight, and anyone else just trying to eat healthy. I’m just going to let this one speak for itself (except that anyone who does P90X knows that he is not a fan of dairy – and we know how bad that is for you – so I’d add one more to his list). You may or may not like it. He said it, not me.

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You either pay the farmer or the doctor

by Brad
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Switching to a plant-based diet, and organic as much as possible, has actually saved us quite a bit of money. How? Well, you either pay the farmer or you pay the doctor, and doctors cost more!

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7 Foods that Should Never Cross Your Lips

by Brad
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Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals—and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health.

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Gluten-free and fiber

by Kelli
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Gluten-free diets omit wheat, rye and barley, but just because you aren’t eating whole-grain breads and cereals doesn’t mean your diet has to be low in fiber.

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Genetically Modified (GMO) Salmon

by Kelli
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Genetically Modified: Corn and Soy and Salmon, Oh My! Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. I have the feeling I’m going to be saying that more and more as time goes on. Sigh. The latest? The FDA is being petitioned today to decide whether genetically modified salmon can be sold as food to […]

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12 Fruits and Veggies You Should Never Buy Conventionally Grown

by Brad
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If you’re eating non-organic celery today, you may be ingesting 67 pesticides with it, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group.

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Pop cultures

by Brad
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What countries drink the most soda? And should we tax those drinks?

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9 Foods Not to Give Your Kids…or Anybody Else

by Brad
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Since most kids have hummingbird metabolisms that adults can only envy, it’s often easy to give them a free pass and let them eat whatever they want. But eventually those metabolisms slow down and the pounds settle in.

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Cola: The Real Junk Defined

by Brad
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Sure, soda pop is the biggest calorie source in the American diet. Is there anything real in there?

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Milk, the perfect food…

by Kelli
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How many times has someone asked you, “Well if you don’t drink milk, where do you get your calcium?” Hmmm, where does the mother cow get its calcium? Plants maybe?

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Our Favorite ‘Real’ Seafood Company

by Brad

Adding more fish to your diet is a huge step to improving your overall health. But recently new concerns have surfaced about fish that make it so we need to be more conscious about the type of fish we eat and where it comes from.

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