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Spicing up broccoli boosts its cancer-fighting power | R&D Mag

Spicing up broccoli boosts its cancer-fighting power | R&D Mag | Food issues | Scoop.it
Teaming fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase significantly enhances each food' s individual cancer-fighting power and ensures that absorption takes place in the upper part of the digestive system where you' ll get...
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In Texas, drought feels like another Dust Bowl - USATODAY.com

In Texas, drought feels like another Dust Bowl - USATODAY.com | Food issues | Scoop.it
Texas is having its worst one-year drought ever, with 7.33 inches of rain through August.
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Nation's food anti-terror plans costly, unwieldy

Nation's food anti-terror plans costly, unwieldy | Food issues | Scoop.it
Just days after the 10th anniversary of the attacks, lawmakers are demanding answers about potential food-related threats and reports that the government could have wasted money on languishing agriculture anti-terror programs.
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How Conservation Projects Fight Food Insecurity

How Conservation Projects Fight Food Insecurity | Food issues | Scoop.it
Photo credit: Lucas Jans/Creative Commons Climate change, increasing population, land degradation, and increasing affluence are combing to create a serious threat to the world's food supply.
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The 'Everything In Moderation' Myth

The 'Everything In Moderation' Myth | Food issues | Scoop.it
By Jennifer Appenrodt for YouBeauty.com You can scarf down that plate of fries as long as you put in an extra 30 minutes at the gym, right?
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#135 Pinning a rose on you | This gives me hope

#135 Pinning a rose on you | This gives me hope | Food issues | Scoop.it
This is a difficult day for a lot of people. Air waves are full of reminders of the attacks on 9/11. Hearts are sore, minds confused. But there are ...
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Ask the Experts: Is it a virtue not to eat meat?

Ask the Experts: Is it a virtue not to eat meat? | Food issues | Scoop.it
Our Religion Experts answer the question: Is it a virtue not to eat meat?
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Save the Tomatoes: Plant the Seeds of Biodiversity

Save the Tomatoes: Plant the Seeds of Biodiversity | Food issues | Scoop.it
For the home gardener, heirloom seeds offer the best flavor and hardiness, as well as a chance to preserve America's history and biodiversity.
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Heirlooms versus hybrids; which are better?

Heirlooms versus hybrids; which are better? | Food issues | Scoop.it
A novice gardener asked me 'Which are better — heirloom vegetables or hybrids?' It is a topic worth debating if you are a purist, but I grow several of each type of vegetable in our family garden each year.
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Food crisis in the Mideast

Food crisis in the Mideast | Food issues | Scoop.it
Khaleej Times - UAE and World News Updates in Business, Jobs, Classifieds, Properties, Used cars, Business, Bank Rates, Gold Rates, Forex, Travel...
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telegraphjournal.com - Healthier Lunches for our Future Generation - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

telegraphjournal.com - Healthier Lunches for our Future Generation - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada | Food issues | Scoop.it
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, or should I say dentist, as apples are not only good for you, but they cleanse your teeth after a meal.
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Fertilisers: Feeding agriculture's growing needs | EurActiv

Fertilisers: Feeding agriculture's growing needs | EurActiv | Food issues | Scoop.it
World fertiliser production is expected to increase to keep up with rising
food and biofuel output, but this also pose environmental problems as
fertiliser sucks up energy and trigger water and soil pollution.
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The Hindu : Sci-Tech / Energy & Environment : ‘Climate change could increase hunger in Pacific’

The Hindu : Sci-Tech / Energy & Environment : ‘Climate change could increase hunger in Pacific’ | Food issues | Scoop.it

Climate change is seriously affecting food production in the Pacific region and could result in rise of hunger and malnutrition in the area, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday.

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Consumer Reports: Foods can contain surprising, even alarming, ingredients

Consumer Reports: Foods can contain surprising, even alarming, ingredients | Food issues | Scoop.it
Manufacturers use labeling tricks to imply that their foods are more healthful than they really are.
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“The Farms Are Not All Right” by Chris Turner | The Walrus | October 2011

“The Farms Are Not All Right” by Chris Turner | The Walrus | October 2011 | Food issues | Scoop.it
The growing gap between what they produce and what they earn is driving many farmers off the land.
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Mother's diet influences baby's allergies, research suggests

Mother's diet influences baby's allergies, research suggests | Food issues | Scoop.it
A possible link between what a mother eats during pregnancy and the risk of her child developing allergies has been identified in new research.
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Smaller corn surplus could push food prices higher

Smaller corn surplus could push food prices higher | Food issues | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) Food prices could rise next year because an unseasonably hot summer is expected to damage much of this year's corn crop.
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Effect of contaminated soil on food chain sparks fears | The Japan Times Online

Effect of contaminated soil on food chain sparks fears | The Japan Times Online | Food issues | Scoop.it
Six months after the nuclear meltdowns in Fukushima Prefecture, the public's awareness of the threat posed by radiation is entering a new phase: the realization that the biggest danger now and in the future is from contaminated soil.
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Pesticides in food linked to ADHD in kids

Pesticides in food linked to ADHD in kids | Food issues | Scoop.it
Experts say diet is likely the most common route of exposure for chemicals contributing to ADHD.
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Vernon Morning Star - Recipe feature: Blueberries make it better

Vernon Morning Star - Recipe feature: Blueberries make it better | Food issues | Scoop.it

Today’s recipes include a delicious stuffed french toast, a blueberry spinach salad, and, since peaches are also in season, I’ve combined blueberries and peaches in a smoothie and muffin recipe. Both are excellent for breakfast or a snack.

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Double Blueberry Breakfast Scones with Crème Fraîche at Family Kitchen

Double Blueberry Breakfast Scones with Crème Fraîche at Family Kitchen | Food issues | Scoop.it
Double blueberry breakfast scones with crème fraîche - beautiful for brunch!
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Is it time we all gave up meat?

Is it time we all gave up meat? | Food issues | Scoop.it
Felicity Lawrence: The case for cutting meat consumption has never been more compelling. Yet we remain stubbornly addicted to big protein hits in animal form. Could that be about to change?
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Deadly serious: Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Free to Be in Your Food

Deadly serious: Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Free to Be in Your Food | Food issues | Scoop.it
by Wendy GordonIn what country is it legal for deadly salmonella to be in your food? Um, well, there may be others, but I am sure of only one--the United States.
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