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Epigenetics: Can We Control our Health?

Epigenetics: Can We Control our Health?

Is your DNA your destiny? Maybe not. Your lifestyle can be the determining factor on how your genes express themselves to live a healthy life. Epigenetics is the study of how our DNA can be triggered by our food, sleep, stress, and even love. Can we really change our genetic predispositions that affect our health?

Health

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Can Technology Save Urban Farming?

Can Technology Save Urban Farming?

The global food system is currently facing many challenges. With a growing world population and sustainability at the forefront, innovations in agriculture have never been more necessary. Pioneers in indoor agriculture are developing new technologies that could prove impactful for our growing needs. Let’s see how the trajectory of indoor ag can change the future of food.

Food Production, Food Technology, Future of Food, Soil and Crop Management

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An Interview with Gabrielle Reece: Ask Yourself “Why?”

An Interview with Gabrielle Reece: Ask Yourself “Why?”

Most of us aspire to be healthier, stronger and leaner. How do we know what to eat? How do athletes eat? While there is no one-size-fits-all answer, we turned to a professional who has dedicated her life to healthy living. Enter Gabrielle Reece and her approach to whole-body health.

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Holy Cow! What happened to Dean Foods & Borden?

Holy Cow! What happened to Dean Foods & Borden?

The dairy downturn has now gone from family farm to corporate headquarters. The Dean Foods and Borden Dairy bankruptcy filings can teach valuable lessons to the food sector, our growing consumer trends and the industry at large.

Food Production

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