NPR: WalMart, America's Largest Grocer, Is Now Selling Ugly Fruit And Vegetables
"Ugly fruits and vegetables are a fact of life on the farm. Sometimes the dents and scars are so minor that you wouldn't think twice about buying them. They're perfectly edible, delicious and just as nutritious as their unmarred brethren — or perhaps even more so. But their cosmetic challenges (think hail-pocked apples or curvy leeks) have traditionally kept them out of retail stores. Imperfect produce often ends up in landfills instead, contributing to food waste, which, in turn, is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions." Read full story.
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SCIENCE DAILY: Sugar Consumption Plays Greater Role In Heart Disease Than Saturated Fat
"Atherosclerotic Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is responsible for one in every six deaths in the United States as well as being the leading cause of death throughout the developed world. Healthcare professionals have for many years sought to limit and control CHD by focusing on prevention and, from a dietary perspective, on limiting saturated fats." Read full story.
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REUTERS: Workouts Focused On Motor Skills May Help Ease Lower Back Pain
"Exercise focused on improving motor skills may work as well for easing lower back pain as other types of physical activity, a recent research review suggests." Read full story.