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This Food Robs Your Brain Power – Avoid It for Clearer Thinking

Source: Mercola Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you’re going to eat some grain-based foods, how much is too much? This debate … Continue reading

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Johann Hari: How Goldman gambled on starvation

Johann Hari Independent By now, you probably think your opinion of Goldman Sachs and its swarm of Wall Street allies has rock-bottomed at raw loathing. You’re wrong. There’s more. It turns out that the most destructive of all their recent … Continue reading

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Cancer epigenetics: Breakthrough in ID’ing target genes

Jade Boyd EurekAlert HOUSTON — Cancer is usually attributed to faulty genes, but growing evidence from the field of cancer epigenetics indicates a key role for the gene “silencing” proteins that stably turn genes off inside the cell nucleus. A … Continue reading

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TEDx TheWoodlands 2011: Barbara Campbell – Bringing Learning to Life — Bringing Life to Learning

Barbara Campbell TEDx Barb Campbell is currently a Leading Excellence Fellow with YES Prep Public Schools in Houston, TX. Her areas of professional interest include service learning, school culture, community engagement and social entrepreneurship. She has seventeen years experience in … Continue reading

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Rice products may be source of high arsenic levels

Lauren Keiper Baltimore Sun/Reuters Significant levels of arsenic may be found in some prepared food products listing organic brown rice syrup as a sweetener and main ingredient, including some cereal bars and infant formulas, according to findings from a study … Continue reading

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The Best Foods for Thought, Literally

Jennifer Corbett Dooran Wall Street Journal We’ve long known that the Mediterranean diet is good for the heart. Now, it may be good for the brain as well. A study published in this month’s issue of the Archives of Neurology … Continue reading

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The next generation of GMOs could be especially dangerous

Tom Laskawy Grist Did a recent scientific study just change the way we should think about the safety of genetically modified foods? According to Ari Levaux at theAtlantic, the answer is a resounding yes. The study in question, performed by … Continue reading

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New study reignites debate over GMO safety

Source: IVN Chinese researchers at Nanjing University have found small segments of rice ribonucleic acid (called microRNA or miRNA for its tiny size) in the blood and organs of people who eat conventional rice. The study does not address how … Continue reading

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The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods

Source: Atlantic Chinese researchers have foundsmall pieces of rice ribonucleic acid (RNA) in the blood and organs of humans who eat rice. The Nanjing University-based team showed that this genetic material will bind to receptors in human liver cells and … Continue reading

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(UPDATED*) The Atlantic: Why GM foods are dangerous. Oh? Some cry foul.

Source: MIT This week The Atlantic, accelerating away from its old persona as a  sharp but thoughtful monthly magazine with an East Coast Ivy League ethos and into the hurry-up-and-shock-me world of on line journalism, posted a story sure to … Continue reading

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