Vanessa Barrington

How Oil Spills Affect the Food Chain

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Can You Be an Environmentalist and Still Eat Meat?

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High Fructose Corn Syrup Proven to Cause Human Obesity

You've heard it before: a calorie is a calorie is a calorie. If people are fat, it's their own fault for eating too much.

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Can Your Diet Make You Happy?

Wanna be happy and kick Prozac to the curb? Start eating your fruits and vegetables, nuts, whole grains, beans, fish and olive oil. We’ve long known that a Mediterranean diet is good for the heart, but it turns out it’s also good for the mood.

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Desperate Food Industry Tries to Tar Michael Pollan and Organic Produce

What do you get when you cross a grassroots movement with a food industry fearful of losing its influence? Bogus studies, campaigns of misinformation and opinion pieces filled with myth and vitriol.

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