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Not only are different genetically modified plants creeping their way out into the wild and growing along side native plants; they’re now crossbreeding with each other and making “super-superweeds” that are resistant to multiple herbicides, as was discovered in recent research.
I asked an Italian friend what was one thing I should have to eat when I go to Milan, and the answer with little hesitation was risotto. Here is a simple vegetarian recipe to try.
“A hot dog a day could send you to an early grave,” says PCRM nutrition education director Susan Levin, M.S., R.D. “Processed meats like hot dogs can increase your risk for diabetes, heart disease, and various types of cancer.”
The Pew Environment Group released a report detailing the environmental impact of ‘Big Chicken’, and the details are grim.
A tiny fish has been genetically modified to glow when BPA is present in the water in which it is swimming.
I hate to break it to all of you who were keen on trying the turd burger, but as you may have suspected, the video is a hoax.
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Happy belated Bastille Day. In honor of the French holiday, and the fact that beets are in season, here’s a yummy recipe with suggested vegan adaptations.
Choosing seafood wisely can reduce environmental impact and keep you in good health. Here are some tips from the Smart Seafood Guide 2011: Avoid the dirty dozen – the twelve most contaminated fish species. Some of the dirty dozen include cod, farmed salmon, farmed shrimp and tuna. Here is the complete list. Even if they […]
Researchers have developed a new test to determine the amounts of different forms of Vitamin D the body obtains from diet and sunlight, Vitamin D2 and D3 respectively. This will help doctors and researchers better determine Vitamin D deficiencies in people.
If exercise isn’t your thing, maybe red wine should be (well, not quite…). A new study suggests that the resveratrol in red wine may help prevent the negative effects that lack of exercise has. The experiment simulated weightlessness in rats similar to conditions during spaceflight. The effects of spaceflight and a sedentary lifestyle are quite […]
Thorny green artichokes can be daunting to someone whose never eaten one before. Here is a guide to help you choose, prepare and eat and artichoke.