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GM vs. non-GM corn

August 25, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  People are talking about genetically modified (GM) foods and glyphosate, the ingredient in Roundup® that is used to kill weeds, which has been added to GM foods. But many people do not know that genetic modification is also making our modern food less nutritious than it used to be. Recently, […]

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Eating wild

August 17, 2012

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by Doreen Pollack —  Have you ever wanted to eat the weeds you pulled from your yard but you were afraid to — for fear they were toxic? Or perhaps you want to eat more locally — from sources that are no further than your yard or the neighbors’. Or maybe you are a die-hard […]

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Got allergies? Look to herbs for relief

April 12, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould — We do not need to be told that allergies are at an all-time high. Sneezing, coughing, headaches, congestion, skin eruptions and emotional swings are just a few of the many symptoms that can manifest in our overburdened bodies. Allergens are the substances that cause allergies. Some of the more common allergens […]

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Edible weeds — giving the term “weed eater” a new twist

February 24, 2012

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by Doreen Pollack —  Many of the weeds in your garden beds or yards — the ones you pull out, whack down with the Weed Eater® or even spray with herbicides — can complement your salads, be made into teas or soups and used in the same ways you would use greens in your favorite […]

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