Environmental Working Group’s Executive Summary Eat your fruits and vegetables! The health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure. Use EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides to reduce your exposures as much as possible, but eating conventionally-grown produce is far better than not eating fruits and vegetables at … Continue reading
Food For Thought… Geoengineered Food? Climate Fix Could Boost Crop Yields, But With Risks : The Salt : NPR.
Need another reason to eat more fiber? New research shows that eating carbohydrates that are high in fiber such as whole grains, beans, nuts & seeds, fruit, and vegetables decreases inflammation. They found that among overweight and obese study participants, a low-glycemic-load diet reduced a biomarker of inflammation called C-reactive protein by about 22 percent. … Continue reading