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Major grocers sell canned fish years past shelf life - British Columbia - CBC News

Major grocers sell canned fish years past shelf life - British Columbia - CBC News | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it
A woman who bought lobster pâté recently at a Wal-Mart and felt ill after eating it tells CBC News's Go Public unit she was shocked to find the can should have been pulled from circulation a year and a half ago.
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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it
Inside the hyperengineered, savagely marketed, addiction-creating battle for American “stomach share.”
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Health: Fatigue Fighting Foods - CBS Local

Health: Fatigue Fighting Foods - CBS Local | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it
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Health: Fatigue Fighting Foods
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Feeling tired even though you sleep enough? Getting your energy back could be simpler than you think.
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“Grabbing sugars and grabbing something quick to bring up that energy level, that’s food that robs your energy. You will crash shortly thereafter,” says Pace.

 

“We know protein leads to mental focus and energy,” Pace explains.

She recommends eating more plant based proteins like quinoa and buckwheat, which your body digests slowly. It keeps your blood sugar stable, and in turns it keeps your energy level up.

 

The mineral zinc, which converts body fat into energizing fuel quickly, can also help fight fatigue. Foods high in zinc include dark chocolate, mushrooms, and peanuts.

 

Another food proven to increase energy is the sweet potato. According to Stanford University researchers, eating one cup of sweet potatoes a day helps 78 percent of women shake off fatigue in as little as three days.

 

“We see routinely more fatigue, more lethargy when we’re not getting enough iron in our diet,” says Pace.

 

Good sources of iron include chickpeas, dried apricots, spinach, turkey and lean beef.

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Horse Meat Found in Ikea's Meatballs

Horse Meat Found in Ikea's Meatballs | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it
Swedish furniture giant Ikea was drawn into Europe's widening food labeling scandal Monday as authorities said they had detected horse meat in frozen meatballs labeled as beef and pork and sold in 13 countries across the continent.
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Vandana Shiva: 'Seeds must be in the hands of farmers'

Vandana Shiva: 'Seeds must be in the hands of farmers' | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it

Feb 25, 2013 - Guardian Global Development

Biodiversity campaigner Vandana Shiva says corporate giants are trying to take over the world's seed supply...accuses corporate giants of trying to take over the world's seed supply through genetic engineering... http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/feb/25/vandana-shiva-seeds-farmers

 

Peasants for Food Sovereignty: NORTH INDIAN FARMERS DESTROY MONSANTO' GM CORN FIELDS TRIALS - MANY SUICIDES - http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3126797517/peasants-for-food-sovereignty-north-indian-farmers-destroy-monsanto-s-gm-corn-field-trials

 

.....VIDEO....GMOs AND FARMER SUICIDES - Perennial Plate in India: Feb 22, 2012 Utne Altwirehttp://civileats.com/2013/02/19/perennial-plate-in-india-gmos-and-farmer-suicides

 

 

MONSANTO - OWNING THE SEEDS OF LIFE - WHY DOES MONSANTO SUE FARMERS WHO SAVE SEEDS? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995046018/monsanto-why-does-monsanto-sue-farmers-who-save-seeds-owning-the-seeds-of-life

 

Bowman v. Monsanto: Indiana Farmer’s Supreme Court Challenge to Corporate Control of Food Supply http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3997325201/bowman-v-monsanto-indiana-farmer-s-supreme-court-challenge-to-corporate-control-of-food-supply

 

THE GLOBAL AG CHEMICAL BIOTECH CARTEL - AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN HEALTH  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716244040/the-global-chemical-biotech-cartel-an-unprecedented-power-over-world-agriculture-and-human-health

 

>> WHY IS OUR FOOD BEING MADE AND MODIFIED BY THE WORLD'S LARGEST PESTICIDE MANUFACTURERS? http://gmo-awareness.com/all-about-gmos/gmo-defined/

 

WATCH: "SEEDING DEEP DEMOCRACY - Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1054461972/seeding-deep-democracy-vandana-shiva

 

WATCH: "MONSANTO FOOD WARS: GMO SEEDS AND ANIMALS" http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3997411054/watch-monsanto-food-wars-gmo-seeds-and-animals

 

 

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Our Food System Is in Crisis Due to Technology Run Amok and Monopolizing Corporations

Our Food System Is in Crisis Due to Technology Run Amok and Monopolizing Corporations | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it
Monsanto may be perceived as the evil empire when it comes to food, but it is just the tip of the iceberg,
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How to Read Food Labels: Take Control of Your Health

How to Read Food Labels: Take Control of Your Health | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it
Learning to properly read food labels is one of the most liberating skills you can acquire for taking full control of your health. What you find may surprise you.
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First of all read the front of the label and look for key phrases, guarantees, and claims. The label may say many things, but do not buy products that say any of these:

Fat free – unless the product was already fat-free, such as fruit. Fake fats can cause a multitude of health issues.Sugar free – unless the product was already sugar-free, such as chicken. Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, sucralose, and saccharine can cause cancer. Neither fat-free or sugar-free products are necessarily low calorie.Improved – this indicates that a formula has been modified and a whole food has been made even less whole in the process.100 Calories or Less – these foods are part of a campaign to make dieters feel like they can have low-calorie treats. The United State continues to become more obese and sick the longer these campaigns continue.Fruit drink – this is a chemical concoction that tastes like fruity candy.Multi-Grain (unless it says 100% whole grain) – No grain claim means anything healthy unless it specifically says “100% Whole” before the name of the grain.Meaningless terms: Natural, All-Natural, Organic, No Artificial *. The only reliable mark is the Certified USDA Organic.
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Healthy food too expensive for low income earners

Public health study finds high cost of nutritious food drives low-income people to processed unhealthy food. http://t.co/WOguWSyXMX
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Nanoparticles Are in Our Food, Clothing and Medicine -- And No One Knows for Sure How Dangerous They Might Be

Nanoparticles Are in Our Food, Clothing and Medicine -- And No One Knows for Sure How Dangerous They Might Be | Food & Health 311 | Scoop.it

Feb 23, 2013 Alternet

Inside nanotechnology’s little universe of big unknowns... http://www.alternet.org/environment/nanoparticles-are-our-food-clothing-and-medicine-and-no-one-knows-sure-how-dangerous

 

MORE ON NANOPARTICLES IN OUR ENVIRONMENT AND BODIES

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=nano

 

 


Via pdjmoo
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The regulation of nanoparticles has been recommended for more than a decade, but there’s no agreement on exactly how to do it. Meanwhile, the lid has already been lifted on nanotechnology. The use of man-made nanoparticles has spread into almost every area of our lives: food, clothing, medicine, shampoo, toothpaste, sunscreen, and thousands of other products.


Looking for a nanoparticle is like looking for a needle in the Grand Canyon when the canyon is filled with straw. If a nanoparticle were the size of a football, an actual football would be the size of New Zealand.

 

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