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Folate vs Folic Acid (food or supplements)

The name for this vitamin and the word foliage both come from the same latin word “folium”, which means leaf, which immediately give you a hint as to what foods this nutrient might be found in: leafy greens! 536 more words

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Edenworks Is Building The Future Of Food On Urban Rooftops | TechCrunch

Avocados from Mexico. Apples from Chile. Broccoli from China. If you take a look at the stickers on the produce you’re buying at the grocery store, chances.. 12 more words

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Taste & Smell

Published on Apr 27, 2015

Hank resists the urge to devour a slice of pizza so that he can walk you through the way we experience our major special senses. 90 more words

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Smart Chickens, Playful Pigs, Social Cows, Feeling Fish

Smart Chickens
Like all birds, chickens are smart animals with complex and meaningful social relationships. In fact, their intelligence is so advanced that a recent study by the University of Bristol revealed that chickens can think, draw references, apply logic, and even plan ahead. 874 more words

Social Justice

Video: 10 Banned Foods Not Banned In America

Many U.S. food products rely on colorings, flavorings and preservatives to “please consumers,” according to Top Media, which put together this video. “Admittedly, some additives are harmless, but others contain harmful substances like petroleum or tar” which cause various health problems. 184 more words

Environmentalism

Autumn Detox

As the seasons change it’s always a good time to hit the “reset button” on our diets.

Summer’s barbecues, picnics and county fairs (and the food choices they offer) give way to more hearty foods like apples, squashes, deep greens and sweet potatoes – all ripe and delicious just as autumn leaves begin to display their showy colors.  85 more words

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