Animal Waste From Factory Farms Poses Risk to Public Health and Destroys Waterways

Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) — gigantic factory farms that hold many thousands of animals in a...

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Pesticides Compound Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is often pegged as a problem caused by the overuse of antibiotics — and this is a driving...

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Soil Organic Matter Is the Secret to Good Food

The majority of food produced as meats in the U.S. comes from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs),...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Diabetes, Disability and the Nobel Prize

1 Which of the following treatments has been shown to eliminate the need for insulin in Type 2 diabetics within a...

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Best Nutrients for Cold and Flu Season

The common cold is the leading cause of doctor visits in the U.S.1 There are several factors that increase your...

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What Are the Benefits of Ground Cherries?

If there were a short list of fruits surrounded by confusing, misleading and downright incorrect nomenclature,...

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Here’s the Latest on Longevity Vitamins

A review of more than a decade of research in nutritional science suggests most American diets are deficient in...

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Improve Your Health by Optimizing Your Circadian Rhythm

Satchidananda Panda, Ph.D., is a leading researcher in a very important field of study: the circadian rhythm,...

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Bursitis: An Introduction to This Inflammatory Disease

Inflammation is an important process for your body, as it helps remove microbes and diseases. Essentially, it is...

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Satisfying, No-Grain Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Recipe by Pete Evans   Spaghetti and meatballs: It’s a perfect example of a classic home-cooked meal that any...

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The Long-Term Benefits of Drinking Oolong Tea

While there is growing interest in green tea, particularly the famous matcha green tea from Japan, there are...

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Documentary Investigates the Placebo Effect on Back Pain

Could relief for chronic back pain be as easy as taking a sugar pill? In the BBC documentary, “The Placebo...

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12 Fall Superfoods to Put on Your Grocery List

As summer gives way to fall, I invite you to consider eating some of the superfoods that are at their peak this...

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Here’s How to Grow Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus, an evergreen tree native to Australia, is perhaps best known as a favorite food for koalas. In...

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Great Tips for Growing Squash

Squash is a flowering plant in the gourd family. Although you may think of them as vegetables, they are actually...

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A Hug a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

When’s the last time you’ve gotten, or given, a hug? If it’s been awhile, committing to more hugging is a simple...

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How to Wean Off Opioids

Opioids, narcotic painkillers, killed 33,000 Americans in 2015,1,2,3 and nearly 42,250 in 2016 — over 1,000 more...

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What Are the Benefits of Wheatgrass?

If you’re wondering what wheatgrass is, it’s actually a chlorophyll-rich herb1 that’s...

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