Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tag: Diet

Trump administration rejects scientists’ advice on nutrition, maintaining guidelines for sugar...

This "will impact eating habits, school lunch menus, and food stamp policies," and will lead to "poor health" for Americans.

Obesity: America’s number one export?

Americans’ ultra-processed diet is fueling obesity across the world.

Food companies intentionally make their products addictive, and it’s making us...

Foods with unnaturally high levels of sugar and salt keep Americans snacking their way to obesity.

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To hell with the filibuster

Representative democracy based on majority rule is logical; anything else is utterly illogical and self-defeating.

Despite pressure from US and Bayer, Mexico will ban glyphosate

“Our rationale is based on the precautionary principle in the face of environmental risks as well as the right of the Mexican government to take action in favor of the public good.”

Colombian company uses coffee husks to build low-income housing

Woodpecker, a startup in Bogota, Colombia, uses coffee husks to manufacture lightweight, prefabricated buildings for home and classroom use.

Investigation into chemical exposure from fracking in Pennsylvania provokes call for rapid phaseout

“Pennsylvania’s children should not be used as laboratory rats,” said biologist Sandra Steingraber, who called fracking “an uncontrolled human experiment” that involves “toxic exposures.”

Reclaimed water could be the solution to farming in a drier future

A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.