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Manuka Honey: Life Changer or Money Waster?

Manuka Honey: Life Changer or Money Waster?

Manuka honey’s antibacterial properties are said to help cure everything from wounds, to tooth decay, to digestive issues, and even infections from cystic fibrosis. Can this supposed superfood really provide relief from all these ailments?

Food Ingredients, Health

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#CeleryJuice: Based on Facts or Followers?

What is the deal with celery juice? Is its rapid gain in popularity attributed to any scientific research, or is this an example of society's demand for quick fixes and social acceptance?

Diet, Food Ingredients, Health

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#CeleryJuice: Based on Facts or Followers? #CeleryJuice: Based on Facts or Followers?

Can GMOs Make Me Sick?

So many products at the grocery include ‘Non-GMO’ on their labels. This is leading consumers to ask, “If I eat a GMO, will I get sick?” or “Should I just avoid them altogether?”

Agricultural Technology, Food Safety, Health

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Where Do Our Fruits and Vegetables Come From?

Ever wonder where your fruits and vegetables come from? How are "seasonal" fresh fruits and vegetables readily available 365 days a year?

Diet, Food Production, Food Trade, Health

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Where Do Our Fruits and Vegetables Come From? Where Do Our Fruits and Vegetables Come From?

Your Second Brain: Gut Microbiota

The “right” gut bacteria may burn fat, fight cancer, and even treat depression. What should you know about microbiota?

Diet, Health

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