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  • Miley Cyrus has a Something about Mary photo
    Miley Cyrus 'Something About Mary' photo: 'Alfalfa' mix-up? Nude Instagram image
    A Miley Cyrus “Something About Mary” photo has become an instant hit online this week, though there may be a major mix-up with “Alfalfa” in there somewhere. In one of her most recent Instagram photos, Cyrus gelled her hair...
  • Fall herbal Alfalfa ulcer remedy
    Fall herbal Alfalfa ulcer remedy
    Alfalfa neutralizes stomach distress. Fall dietary changes worsens digestion and ulcers. The typical diet prescribed by some doctor’s causes iron and vitamin C deficiency in ulcer patients, plus complications of diarrhea, gas, and...
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    The price of hay
    If you are a horse owner you know the importance of hay. It takes approximately 22 pounds of hay a day to feed a 1,000 pound horse. If a horse were fed exactly 22 pounds of hay a day, and a bale weighed exactly 44 pounds that horse would need 182...
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    Are organic products really organic?
    It is an important question to ask. When you purchase a product that is labeled organic you expect it to be free of genetically engineered material. But, is genetically engineered material making its way into your organic products?Let’s take...
  • An inspiring ingredient: Sprouting seeds
    An inspiring ingredient: Sprouting seeds
    Discover It: Home-grown veggies are sorely missed in the dead of the Colorado winter, but here's one super-nutritious, delicious and easily digestible delicacy you can grow all year round in your own kitchen. (See how below.) Sprouts are...
  • Colorado Organic Alfalfa
    From sea to shining sea, genetically modified alfalfa approved
    By spring, Colorado could see acres and acres of genetically modified alfalfa over its grassy valleys and high plains. Today the USDA approved the unregulated status of GM alfalfa, despite the objections from the organic industry. Organic and non...
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    The big deal about the regulation or deregulation of alfalfa
    Alfalfa. Not the character in the Little Rascals, but the plant used for animal feed as well as human consumption. There is a rare characteristic about alfalfa: it is toxic to itself. Yes, alfalfa cannot reproduce where it already exists. Alfalfa...
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    An inspiring ingredient: Pure alfalfa honey
    DISCOVER IT: Not all honeys are created equal. There is no such thing as a bad honey for sure, but each type has distinctive characteristics, based on what kind of pollen the hardworking bees were feasting on. Mass produced supermarket honey will...
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    Hunt's 100% Natural Ketchup eliminates HFCS, but GM sugar?
    Hunt’s, a ConAgra Foods brand, has removedall high fructose corn syrups from its ketchup products. Hunt’s 100% Natural Ketchup will now contain only five simple ingredients: tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, salt and other seasonings, with no...
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    Non-organic fruits and vegetables contain pesticides linked to ADHD
    Arecent study conducted by researchers at Harvard and the University of Montreal published today in the Journal of Pediatricslinked children's attention-deficit disorder with exposure to common pesticides used on fruits and vegetables.While the...
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    Position against GE/GM labeling could create major problems in the long term for U.S.
    Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, today called on the Obama Administration to endorse a compromise on guidelines for labeling of genetically modified (GM)/genetically engineered (GE) food, that was supported by the...
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    President's Cancer Panel sees chemical causation
    The President’s Cancer Panelreleased a landmark 200-page report yesterday, warning that commonly usedchemicalsadversely affect health. Some 41 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives.The proliferation...
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    Free iPhone app for one of the fastest growing food trends
    There is a clever new lifestyle app quickly growing in popularity because it takes the guesswork out of how to find non-GMO products.The new, freelifestyle iPhone application, 'ShopNoGMO', was created for the 9 out of 10 Americans polled who would...
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    Earth Day: Clue for rising infertility rates found in GM soy
    Russian biologist Alexey V. Surovand and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) soy, grown on 91% of US soybean fields, leads to problems in growth or reproduction. The study, jointly conducted by Surov...
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    Mrs. Obama's healthy food adversary wins recess appointment
    Sidestepping a stalled Senate confirmation vote, yesterday President Obama recess-appointed Islam Siddiqui to be chief agricultural negotiator in the office of the U.S. trade representative. Dr. Siddiqui's nomination was held up in the Senate and...