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9 Plant-based Foods that Lower Blood Sugar

9 Plant-Based Foods that Lower Blood Sugar

Published on January 25th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger

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Millions of Americans are diabetic or pre-diabetic. It’s an epidemic that’s not only treatable, but preventable. What we eat helps. These foods that lower blood sugar are plant-based, effective and just also happen to be delicious... Read More


Agri-business News

Controversial ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill Moves into Washington State

Controversial ‘Ag-Gag’ Bill Moves into Washington State

Published on January 25th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger

Washington State might be progressive when it comes to passing laws that allow the use of recreational cannabis, but it’s taking a turn back in time towards oppressing its residents freedom of speech with one of the first proposed laws of 2015: House Bill 1104—an “ag-gag” bill sponsored by state Reps. Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) and and J.T. Wilcox (R-Yelm) that will make it illegal to record audio or video of activity taking place inside Washington factory farms without consent. ... Read More


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What if nutrition labels looked like this?

What if nutrition labels looked like this?

Published on January 22nd, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

A McGill University study looked at four types of nutrition labels on food and found that the labels we currently use are the least effective in helping shoppers make informed food choices... Read More


Eat

carol's caramel popcorn recipe

Carol’s Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Published on January 19th, 2015 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Happy National Popcorn Day! This caramel popcorn recipe is from King Arthur Flour, one of our favorite ethical companies. Its light, crisp and gluten-free... Read More


Coffee + Tea

The Best Coffee Comes in White Mugs [Study]

The Best Coffee Comes in White Mugs [Study]

Published on January 17th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger

Not loving the taste of your coffee? Have you considered changing the color of your coffee mug? According to recent research, it may make all the difference between ordinary and the best coffee ever... Read More


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