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The 10 Craziest Food Abominations Of All Time

ranker.com | Joanne | April 9, 10 at 05:54 AM

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The 10 Craziest Food Abominations Of All Time

WARNING: This list may make you fatter. Even just thinking about eating these items may be hazardous to your health. This list contains the worst recorded abominations in food that have been made (or forced upon the general public) in...

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US Farmers Oppose 'Big Ag' in Anti-Trust Hearing

i-sis.org.uk | Dr. Eva Novotny | April 7, 10 at 07:49 AM

Read More: big ag, monsanto, royalties, seed

US Farmers Oppose 'Big Ag' in Anti-Trust Hearing

After years of suffering what amounts to "corporate feudalism" at the hands of agbiotech giants like Monsanto, farmers are now fighting back as the US government launches an unprecedented anti-trust enquiry.  A major grievance is that the required seed licence...

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Medical center's cafe promotes health with vegetarian menu

pressherald.com | Avery Yale Kamila | April 1, 10 at 04:48 AM

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Medical center's cafe promotes health with vegetarian menu

To say hospital food has a bad reputation would be an understatement. The gravy-covered mystery meat, fake mashed potatoes and green Jell-O tend to rival airplane food in universal scorn. he irony of health care institutions serving overcooked, highly processed,...

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Jamie Oliver: Obesity costs US $150 Billion a year (VIDEO)

ted.com | March 28, 10 at 11:48 PM

Read More: Huntington West Virginia, Jamie Oliver, Obesity

Jamie Oliver: Obesity costs US $150 Billion a year (VIDEO)

Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, W. Va., TED Prize winner and reality TV star, Chef Jamie Oliver makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food. Bio:  Jamie Oliver has been drawn...

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Study: Bacon, cheese, fatty foods are physically addictive, like cocaine

cnn.com | March 28, 10 at 02:28 PM

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Study: Bacon, cheese, fatty foods are physically addictive, like cocaine

Editor's Note: Pity they had to subject a bunch of rats to show what Neal Barnard and other researches have already proven in a human situation: that certain unhealthy foods are addictive, the best way to deal with them is...

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Healthful eating on a dime (all-vegan recipes from the NY Times)

nytimes.com | KAREN BARROW | March 28, 10 at 07:09 AM

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Healthful eating on a dime (all-vegan recipes from the NY Times)

Healthful cooking doesn't have to be expensive cooking. In this week's Recipes for Health series, Martha Rose Shulman provides five nutritious meals that won't break the bank. To create these inexpensive meals, Ms. Shulman relies on pantry staples like pasta...

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Want healthy kids? Learn how to cook

cnn.com | Kristen Swensson and Leigh Angel | March 26, 10 at 10:04 AM

Read More: children, cooking, High-fructose corn syrup, Michelle Obama, obesity

Want healthy kids? Learn how to cook

We hear it on the news like a drumbeat: Millions of kids eat out too much, lack access to fruits and vegetables, and it seems no one's teaching them how to make healthy choices. Childhood obesity and juvenile diabetes are...

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Over 3000 Vegan Recipes from Intl. Vegetarian Union!

March 25, 10 at 12:15 PM

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Over 3000 Vegan Recipes from Intl. Vegetarian Union!

In both English and Spanish, browse over 3,000 vegan recipes from the International Vegetarian Union....

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Princeton Study: Want to be fat? High Fructose Corn Syrup Is the Answer!

princeton.edu | March 22, 10 at 10:20 PM

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Princeton Study: Want to be fat? High Fructose Corn Syrup Is the Answer!

Editor's Note: It's a shame they have to experiment on rats to show that high fructose corn syrup is one of the roots of obesity's evil. Just go to Disneyland and walk around a couple of hours and you can...

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The case against our food

ted.com | March 17, 10 at 09:15 PM

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The case against our food

It's so simple. Don't eat anything that comes from a factory - and that includes meat. The food industry is bigger than the oil industry and every bit as corrupt and manipulative. If they had their way, all food would...

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A no-meat day? Michigan farmers have a cow

FREEP.COM | DAWSON BELL | March 17, 10 at 08:30 AM

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A no-meat day? Michigan farmers have a cow

So you're a "food elitist" when you want to improve your diet - and you can look forward to personal attacks from the Farm Bureau and Department of Agriculture. Michigan hunters and meat producers had a collective cow today at...

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Add a little chia to your diet - seriously!

postbulletin.com | Dawn Schuett | March 16, 10 at 06:59 AM

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Add a little chia to your diet - seriously!

Julie Eyrich reacted in an incredulous manner when first told that seeds used for a Chia Pet are also a superfood packed with nutrients."It takes a while to click with you," said Eyrich, a hairstylist who learned about chia seeds...

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Gladiators Were Vegan (VIDEO)

John McDougall MD | March 7, 10 at 09:47 AM

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Gladiators Were Vegan (VIDEO)

John McDougall MD describes a recent archeological discovery in Turkey where researchers concluded Roman gladiators ate a vegan diet. = SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO = This is a short excerpt from Dr. McDougall's fascinating talk THE STARCH SOLUTION at the...

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FDA: Labels Misleading on Major Food Brands

webmd.com | Daniel J. DeNoon | March 4, 10 at 08:09 AM

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FDA: Labels Misleading on Major Food Brands

The FDA today warned 17 food makers -- including POM Nestle -- that their "misleading" product labels violate federal law. The warning letters say the firms face having their products pulled from grocery shelves if they don't make changes within...

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100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Contaminated with Mercury

naturalnews.com | March 3, 10 at 08:30 PM

Read More: coal, fish, mercury, pollution

100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Contaminated with Mercury

In a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), every single fish tested from 291 freshwater streams across the United States was found to be contaminated with mercury. "This study shows just how widespread mercury pollution has become...

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Millions Spent Pushing Junk Food in Movies

webmd.com | Bill Hendrick | February 10, 10 at 07:22 AM

Read More: FastFood, junk food, movies, pediatrics, product placement

Millions Spent Pushing Junk Food in Movies

Children are blasted with images of non-nutritious foods and beverages when they go to the movies, a new study says.Companies pay to have their products used conspicuously in movies, and items pushed are overwhelmingly low in nutrients and high in...

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39% of Bagged Salads Have Too Much Fecal Bacteria

treehugger.com | Brian Merchant | February 3, 10 at 04:13 PM

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39% of Bagged Salads Have Too Much Fecal Bacteria

And this despite the fact that such bagged salads often display claims of 'prewashed' or 'triple-washed' and attract customers who consider them cleaner and safer.   First the soda fountains at fast food restaurants, and now this--Consumer Reports has just...

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Dark Chocolate Eases Stress

dolenutrition.com | February 1, 10 at 01:35 PM

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Dark Chocolate Eases Stress

Valentine's Day Treat Erases Anxiety Is the prospect of Valentine's Day two weeks hence filling you with anxiety? Then don't wait for the big day to break out the chocolate. Chocoholics have long sworn that chocolate makes them feel better...

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Shrimp: Health and Environmental Nightmare

alternet.org | Jill Richardson | January 25, 10 at 10:10 AM

Read More: Agriculture, Ecosystem, enviroment, epa, health, shrimp

Shrimp: Health and Environmental Nightmare

Shrimp's Dirty Secrets: Why America's Favorite Seafood Is a Health and Environmental Nightmare   Americans love their shrimp. It's the most popular seafood in the country, but unfortunately much of the shrimp we eat are a cocktail of chemicals, harvested...

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USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:44 AM

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USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

For the first time ever, the USDA is being honest about our food situation in this country. As posted on the USDA blog: Childhood obesity is one of the greatest public health crises facing the United States and the USDA...

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