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Posts tagged food

Aug 14 '14
11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic
Garlic supplementation is known to boost the function of the immune system.
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11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic

Garlic supplementation is known to boost the function of the immune system.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/14/11-proven-health-benefits-garlic/

Aug 13 '14
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora’s box?
Like pesticides, nanoparticles also bioaccumulate. Those that end up in water—from cosmetics, toothpaste, clothing and more—concentrate and become magnified as they move up the food chain.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/12/nanoparticles-panacea-or-pandoras-box/

Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora’s box?

Like pesticides, nanoparticles also bioaccumulate. Those that end up in water—from cosmetics, toothpaste, clothing and more—concentrate and become magnified as they move up the food chain.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/12/nanoparticles-panacea-or-pandoras-box/

Aug 11 '14
Move Over, Quinoa, a New Superfood Grain Is in Town
For quinoa fanatics tired of eating quinoa burgers, quinoa pasta and quinoa porridge, fonio may be the answer. It’s been called the grain you’ve never heard of and yes—it may even knock quinoa out of its throne.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/11/move-over-quinoa-a-new-superfood-grain-fonio/

Move Over, Quinoa, a New Superfood Grain Is in Town

For quinoa fanatics tired of eating quinoa burgers, quinoa pasta and quinoa porridge, fonio may be the answer. It’s been called the grain you’ve never heard of and yes—it may even knock quinoa out of its throne.

SEE MORE:

http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/11/move-over-quinoa-a-new-superfood-grain-fonio/

Aug 9 '14
New Wave of GMO Crops Poised for Approval Despite Public Outcry
Despite its own admission that it will cause an up to seven-fold increase in chemical pesticide use, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is poised to approve a new type of genetically engineered seed built to resist one of the most toxic weedkillers on the market.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/08/new-gmo-crops-approval-outcry-24d-glyphosate/

New Wave of GMO Crops Poised for Approval Despite Public Outcry

Despite its own admission that it will cause an up to seven-fold increase in chemical pesticide use, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is poised to approve a new type of genetically engineered seed built to resist one of the most toxic weedkillers on the market.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/08/new-gmo-crops-approval-outcry-24d-glyphosate/

Aug 7 '14
6 Things You Need to Know About Food and Cancer
Dietary pointers tell us that having too much meat, cheese or alcohol can be linked to cancer.
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6 Things You Need to Know About Food and Cancer

Dietary pointers tell us that having too much meat, cheese or alcohol can be linked to cancer.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/07/%E2%80%8B6-things-about-food-and-cancer/

Aug 5 '14
Fight Continues Over Moratorium of GMO Crops on Hawaii’s Big Island
The battle to protect Hawaii’s Big Island from genetically engineered (GE) crops continues.
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Fight Continues Over Moratorium of GMO Crops on Hawaii’s Big Island

The battle to protect Hawaii’s Big Island from genetically engineered (GE) crops continues.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/05/fight-over-moratorium-gmo-hawaii-big-island/

Aug 4 '14
Why You Should Drink Organic Coffee
For most Americans, waking up with a fresh cup of coffee is the only way to get out of bed. But next to organic strawberries and organic cereal, you might be forgetting about pesticide-free coffee.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/04/why-you-should-drink-organic-coffee/

Why You Should Drink Organic Coffee

For most Americans, waking up with a fresh cup of coffee is the only way to get out of bed. But next to organic strawberries and organic cereal, you might be forgetting about pesticide-free coffee.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/04/why-you-should-drink-organic-coffee/

Aug 4 '14
8 Fast Food Chains That Serve Local, Organic, Vegan Food
ast food is going green! More and more in-and-out restaurant chains are replacing industrial-grade lettuce and factory-farmed meat with fresh fruits, vegetables, chicken and beef that are raised locally, humanely and organic wherever possible.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/04/local-organic-vegan-fast-food/

8 Fast Food Chains That Serve Local, Organic, Vegan Food

ast food is going green! More and more in-and-out restaurant chains are replacing industrial-grade lettuce and factory-farmed meat with fresh fruits, vegetables, chicken and beef that are raised locally, humanely and organic wherever possible.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/04/local-organic-vegan-fast-food/

Aug 1 '14
25 Vegan Sources of Calcium
The dairy industry has done a great job marketing milk as the best way to build healthy bones, but you can actually get calcium from all sorts of plant-based sources, and they’re often better for your bones than dairy products!
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/25-vegan-sources-of-calcium/

25 Vegan Sources of Calcium

The dairy industry has done a great job marketing milk as the best way to build healthy bones, but you can actually get calcium from all sorts of plant-based sources, and they’re often better for your bones than dairy products!

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/25-vegan-sources-of-calcium/

Aug 1 '14
USDA Releases Final Rule to Privatize Poultry Inspection
The system will transfer a majority of poultry inspections from government inspectors to self-policing by the companies themselves.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/usda-final-rule-privatize-poultry-inspection/

USDA Releases Final Rule to Privatize Poultry Inspection

The system will transfer a majority of poultry inspections from government inspectors to self-policing by the companies themselves.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/usda-final-rule-privatize-poultry-inspection/