Why the Obesity Trend Continues to Climb Unabated in the U.S.

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Obesity rates continue to climb in the US; 38 percent of American adults were obese as of 2014, up from 35 percent in 2011/2012, and 32 percent in 2003/2004

Factors contributing to mounting obesity rates include processed food diets, Continue reading

Shocking Facts About the Meat Industry

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Industrial-scale farming has wide-ranging problems, from deteriorating food quality and increasing safety hazards, to environmental destruction that places future growth of food at risk

One technique used Continue reading

How the USDA Can Make or Break Public Health, and Why It Has Chosen the Latter

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Since its inception, the USDA has been granted powers by both Congress and presidential executive orders that have made it the policy-setter for both agricultural policies and nutritional guidelines Continue reading