A new UCLA study finds a disturbing connection between our food supply and the degenerative disease that afflicts millions.
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We’ve seen the dirty dozen, but what about the clean 15? Here’s a handy look at the fruit and veggies least likely to be contaminated by pesticides.
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From shopping at farmers markets to reusing shopping bags, there are many ways to take healthy eating to the next level.
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Greenpeace-campaign bears fruits: Aldi Süd bans bee harming pesticides.
The partnership between Whole Foods and Gotham Greens marks the nation’s first commercial scale rooftop farm in a retail grocery.
A massive proportion of our everyday food is contaminated with pesticide – with up to 98 per cent of some fruits carrying traces of the chemicals.
What happens when the Motor City transforms itself into the capital of grow-your-own food?
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Sweden is now building the world’s first “plantscraper” in an attempt to create a new era of farming that’s more sustainable, economical, and resistant to climate change.
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Why are government regulators and prosecutors feeling so threatened by this trend?
If you follow this newly revised list, you’ll reduce your exposure to some of the nastiest neurotoxins (and often carcinogens) in our food.
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The debate on the merits of a vegetarian diet comes and goes, but no matter which way the pendulum of dietary vogue may swing, the facts remain. Here’s a refreshing reality check.
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‘Femivores’ have made DIY domesticity cool. But critics who blame feminism for obesity and fast food have it wrong.
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