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Turns Out Eating Too Many Carrots Really CAN Turn Your Skin Orange

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.27.2016 | Taste

Carrots are some of the most versatile veggies in the produce aisle. Whether they're shredded in a salad, roasted in the oven, juiced for a smoothie o...

Yes, We Need No GMO Bananas

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 03.18.2016 | Green
Eric Holt Gimenez

Another skirmish in the global battle over GMOs has broken out. Recently, a coalition of students delivered a petition with 57,309 signatures to ISU's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences protesting an upcoming human feeding trial of genetically engineered (GE) bananas.

Dietary Supplements May Actually Increase Cancer Risk, Especially In High Doses

Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 04/21/2015 12:01 PM EDT on LiveScience Although dietary supplements are often touted ...

How Our National Passions About Soccer and Our Tribal Passions Over Abortion and Climate Change and GMOs, Are All About Survival!

David Ropeik | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
David Ropeik

They all illustrate how the human cognitive system is driven much more by subconscious emotions than by a conscious objective analysis of the facts alone.

Get A Tan In... Your Kitchen?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.26.2013 | Style

This isn't rocket science. What you put into your body is just as important as what you put on your body (if not more so). When you eat foods that ar...

A Good Reason To Go Orange

Posted 01.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Annie Hauser Beta carotene, the nutrient that gives red and orange fruits and vegetables their color, might lower a person's risk for type 2 dia...

Gut Health Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke

Leonard Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

The connection between the gut microbiome and human health is currently being explored as part of the Human Microbiome Project. This project has inspired a new wave of research into the effects of the gut microbiome and is delivering interesting findings.

Wonderful Winter Squashes

Brigitte Mars | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brigitte Mars

Winter squashes are warm, alkaline, and sweet with anti-inflammatory, energy tonic and immune enhancing properties. Here's a recipe for winter squash soup.

7 Herbs And Spices That Warm You Up

Brigitte Mars | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Mars

Use these warming culinary herbs to spice up your food and as teas to promote a healthy, warming glow throughout the body.