Monthly Archives: July 2011

The cocktail of up to 20 chemicals in a glass of milk | Mail Online

Here’s a reason to not drink milk… A glass of milk can contain a cocktail of up to 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones, scientists have shown.Using a highly sensitive test, they found a host of chemicals used to treat … Continue reading

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Generation Fat: Kids as young as 10 getting heart disease | thetelegraph.com.au

Here’s yet another reason to teach your children to eat healthy foods. Dr Matt Sabin, co-head of the Royal Children’s Hospital weight management clinic, said Victoria’s obesity epidemic was becoming extreme.Dr Sabin said he often saw three-year-olds weighing 35kg – … Continue reading

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Dangerous conditions in fast food resturaunt playgrounds

Here’s another reason to be careful around fast food restaurants… As you can see in that video, some of those play-pens are not cleaned often, some of them may have never been cleaned. To read the entire story click here.

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How Dirty is the Dirty Dozen? – latimes.com

You want to be careful with where your food is coming from. Topping the “Dirty Dozen” for 2011 are apples, celery and strawberries. Data for the list came from produce sampled between 2000 and 2009 from both domestic and imported … Continue reading

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Local Food or Less Meat? Data Tells The Real Story – Andrew Winston – Harvard Business Review

A neat article about how much carbon dioxide is made by our food… In recent years, one part of the food business has rivaled organics as the hot growth area: “local” food defined vaguely as coming from the same state … Continue reading

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