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Vague Laws Can Stand In The Way Of Unlocking Hemp’s Benefits

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Scientists studying industrial hemp say it holds a tremendous amount of promise. But to unlock its potential there’s very basic scientific research to be done.

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Potatoes + 18 Additives = McDonald’s Fries

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The fast-food giant released a video detailing how their fries are made. It's part of the "Our food. Your questions" campaign.

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Tallying The ‘Lost Pleasure’ From Healthy Eating

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FDA officials estimate consumers will lose up to $5.27 billion in ‘lost pleasure’ over the next two decades as a result of calorie counts on restaurant menus.

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How Much Pizza Are Children Actually Eating?

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It's cheap, it's convenient and it's a staple for many young Americans. Pizza is a big player in children's diets.

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Simple Curried Carrot Soup


This super easy soup will have you warmed up on these winter nights in no time.

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Sara Conrad

Sara Conrad is studying Tibetan Culture at Indiana University, and loves to cook with fresh, organic, vegetarian ingredients.

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Wassailing: A New Year’s Party In The Apple Orchard

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Folklorist Maria Kennedy says noisy processions into apple orchards are meant to wake up the cider trees and scare away evil spirits.

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Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is an announcer and producer for Earth Eats and WFIU.

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Colo. Farmers Work To Ensure Diversity In Rare Sheep Breed

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Oogie McGuire sends and receives sheep from across the U.S., one way to ensure that her flock and others are getting new blood.

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Harvest Public Media

Harvest Public Media is a reporting collaboration focused on issues of food, fuel and ?eld.

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Feeding Body, Mind And Soul With Family Dinners

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Eating dinner as a family has been shown to do everything from boost nutritional intake to boost vocabulary in children.

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Liz Leslie

Liz Leslie is a journalist based in Chicago. When she's not writing about food, she's likely eating food. Or dreaming about food.

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