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Our Tax Dollars Subsidize Unhealthy Foods

Michael Greger MD | June 25, 2015 | Health

Read More: American Egg Board, animal products, beans, chicken, Coca-Cola, corn, corn syrup, cost savings, dairy eggs, empty calories, factory farming practices, Farm Bill, farmers, feed additives, fish, fruit, grains, industry influence, marketing, meat, Medicare, milk, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, National Dairy Council, National Pork Producers Council, pork, poultry, seafood, soda, soy, standard American diet, subsidies, sugar, tobacco, turkey, vegetables

Why do food companies sell junk? Because unhealthy commodities are highly profitable. This is in part because of their "low production cost, long shelf-life, and high retail value," which create perverse incentives for industries to market and sell more......

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Feeding cows to cows - lest we forget

Jess Parsons | May 22, 2011 | Food

Read More: animal feed, animal foods, carnivores, diet and health, European Union, farmers, livestock, rainforest, soy, vegans, waste

It couldn't happen again.  Could it? This week, the European Union is voting on whether to lift the ban on feeding animal by-products to pigs, chickens and farmed fish. Why, oh why? The discussion is not based on any......

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Organic Fruits and Veggies Take Over the World

Janice Stanger, PhD | September 11, 2010 | Food

Read More: farmers, organic food, sustainability, whole foods

Where Does All That Great Organic Food Come From? Natural food stores, co-ops, and even supermarkets and many restaurants overflow with organic produce. These extraordinary whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, potatoes, beans, whole grains, herbs, spices, nuts, and seeds, make......