Why does modern food contain only a fraction of the vitamins, antioxidants and other nutrients found in ancient varieties?
Ever wondered about the history of the Food Pyramid? HoneyColony takes an investigative look at how the Ag Industry has (negatively) influenced our diet.
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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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The SNAP program is surrounded by myths, such as people living in the U.S. illegally can get SNAP, but it does what it’s intended to do in spite of significant opposition — help needy families afford groceries in times of economic hardship.
Here’s one very personal perspective on how these humble crystals affect the way we live, cook, and eat.
Did you know it’s now a requirement to pasteurize all almonds commercially sold? Find out how this affects almond nutrition and almond products.
Too much sugar leads to obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. It dries out our skin and ages us. It’s poisonous and food companies are denying the negative effects while driving us all to an early grave.
How has the industry kept scientists from asking: Does sugar kill?
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The chocolate supply is under threat. Will genetically modified cacao be next?
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A report by The Cornucopia Institute on the common food additive carrageenan exposes the industry’s hidden data. Find out more!
Dr. Jonathan Lundgren worked for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for more than a decade. Until he spoke truth.
Can GM corn trigger burning rashes, exhaustion, headaches, a constant head cold, nausea, and insomnia? This powerful and personal tale of healing may change the way you think about Monsanto’s experiments with our food supply.