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Foodie Friday: Janet Gilles on Changing Diets

Evolutionary Diets and the Value of Traditional Herbs and SpicesBy Janet Gilles / The Rag Blog / June 19, 2009 As our food supply gets further and further away from traditional origins, new diseases crop up in the landscape. Peanuts, … finish reading Foodie Friday: Janet Gilles on Changing Diets

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Too Cheap to Meter – Janet Gilles

Warning, Danger AheadJanet Gilles It is tempting to believe that a simple solution such as the single payer system will solve our health care crisis. However, modern science offers a new challenge to public health. Nuclear energy was too cheap … finish reading Too Cheap to Meter – Janet Gilles

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J. Gilles : Medical Means Toxic

Public health and the pharmaceutical mythBy Janet Gilles / May 11, 2008 / The Rag Blog Onward with the lesson that medical means toxic, the FDA cannot approve a drug without establishing the level at which it will kill half … finish reading J. Gilles : Medical Means Toxic

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Concentrated Salad on Foodie Friday – J. Gilles

Bearing in mind that our food supply, coming now from giant megacorporations far away, grown on poor soils, does not have the same nutrient content (see here) as it did when we were growing up, in fact far less, ways … finish reading Concentrated Salad on Foodie Friday – J. Gilles

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Foodie Friday : Bread, Puppets, and Boiled Veggies

Bread and Puppet Theater. Image from Akimbo.Health care:Bread and Puppet aioli By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / March 5, 2010 See “Boil those veggies!” by Janet Gilles, Below. Anyone taking in the recent health care “debate” — in … finish reading Foodie Friday : Bread, Puppets, and Boiled Veggies

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Health Care Reform : Our Christmas Eve Present

Congress’ health care reformPromises huge returns for all ‘Their principal job is to reinforce the great ideas of yesterday while suppressing the great ideas of tomorrow.’ — Deepak Chopra on skeptics. By Janet Gilles / The Rag Blog / December … finish reading Health Care Reform : Our Christmas Eve Present

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Cannabis Commerce : Wasted Potential

Graphic from sloshspot. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Put that in your pipe and smoke it Love it or hate it, people smoke marijuana — lots of it. In some states marijuana consumption and possession have been decriminalized, and even … finish reading Cannabis Commerce : Wasted Potential

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BOOKS / ‘Eating Animals’ : The Beef with Factory Farms

Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals:A sweeping indictment of factory farms …what we should be talking about is how upward of 99 percent of animals are raised and what it does to them, what it does to the environment, what it … finish reading BOOKS / ‘Eating Animals’ : The Beef with Factory Farms

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Foodie Friday: Food Is Power

Graphic from the Environmental Working Group.The Carbon TradeBy Janet Gilles / The Rag Blog / September 11, 2009 Seventy percent of the farm subsidy goes to just a small number of states in the upper Mississippi River basin, where farmers … finish reading Foodie Friday: Food Is Power

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Gay Scientists Isolate Christian Gene

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Water Or Coke? A Few Revealing Facts

According to Snopes, most of the information about Coke below is quite untrue. The source of this piece is unknown – I tend to call it Internet detritus. Janet says: “I think the part about water is true, but the … finish reading Water Or Coke? A Few Revealing Facts

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