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Farming with forests

Feeding the world’s burgeoning population is a major challenge for agricultural scientists and agribusinesses, who are busy developing higher-yielding crop varieties. Yet University of Illinois researchers stress that we should not overlook sustainability in the frenzy to achieve production goals. More than a third of the global land area is currently in food production. This figure is likely to expand, …

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Dina Rose – Our Hypocritical Approach to Healthy Eating

Sometimes I feel like my Facebook feed is a little psycho. The very same people who regularly post about the importance of healthy eating often simultaneously drool over recipes for cupcakes and brownies. Yes, there’s a place in the diet for everything. And as anyone who has read pretty much anything I have ever written on this topic knows, I don’t demonize any food. Not …

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Are You Eating Toxic Chocolate? Lead Found in Trader Joe’s, Hershey’s and Other Chocolates

health watchdog As You Sow released results Wednesday showing that 35 of 50 chocolate products tested, including chocolate bunnies and eggs, expose consumers to lead and cadmium above levels set by California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act. Testing commissioned by As You Sow, and conducted at independent laboratories, indicates that the chocolate products contain lead and/or cadmium, and they fail to provide the legally required warning …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 08.25.15

The Natural Nurse Ellen Kamhi PhD RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Registered Dietitian Beth Warren, author of Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight and Stay Energized, – The Kosher Way! Beth is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist with a private practice in Brooklyn, New York. Beth holds a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Brooklyn College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Yeshiva University. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM) and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) practice groups, New York State Dietetic Association (NYSDA) and the Society of Nutrition Education (SNE). Beth is also a nutrition expert for healthprofs.com, a part of the Kosher Food Blogger and Around the Plate blogging communities and a certified PreventObesity.net leader. She serves on the nutrition advisory board for the food company Tryst Gourmet.
Along with conducting nutrition counseling in her private practice for both pediatric and adult clients, Beth is the nutritionist at the Morris I. Franco Community Cancer Center and the head sports nutritionist for the Sephardic Bikur Holim, a not-for-profit organization. She also works as a consultant for schools and businesses to help organize nutritious and delicious meals and snacks, perform workshops, health fairs and lectures for clients including The Macular Degeneration Association and the Sephardic Community Center.
Through research and clinical experiences in varied healthcare settings including working with children with food allergies, Autism and ADHD, elderly in nursing homes, patients in a hospital with diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, malnourishment, eating disorder or other medical conditions, Beth witnessed first-hand, the power of good nutrition in healing the mind and body. The commonality she discovered was the importance of cleaning up the diet as the foundation for healthy living. Good nutrition begins with eating real food. And real food is Beth’s real life. CONTACT:www.BethWarrenNutrition.com.