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After my company Tremendousness created The Sugary Truth video, TED-Ed asked us if we wanted to collaborate on another sugar video with Dr. Robert Lustig.
I started a new company last year and we made a video about the health effects of sugar. Check it out!
94–100% of organic food does not contain pesticide residues.
Seen in Ranjit’s Flickr stream: “Every Saturday, if I can, I go to my local greenmarket (at Grand Army Plaza), buy some goodies, take them home, and scan them. I’ve been doing it since 2000 or so, though this set only contains more recent ones.”
See which of the country’s largest producers are behind your favorite organic snacks.
“If the prices at my local Safeway are used as a measuring stick, you have to be downright rich to afford an all-organic diet. But it’s not just the wealthiest among us who crave food free from pesticides or like the idea of fewer steps from field to table. What …
“Good news for organic consumers: A 10-year surge in sales of food has made buying organic cheaper. Five years ago, consumers paid up to 50 percent more for tomatoes, chicken, milk and other organic foods. Today, smart shoppers can convert from conventional to organic foods without taking a night job.”
“For parents concerned about the effect of the pesticides used in conventional food production, buying organic makes sense, University of Washington research shows. Children eating non-organic foods were switched for five days to an organic diet and pesticide levels were measured in their urine before and after the change. The …
“‘Modern farming, with its chemicals and pesticides — which are there purely for the sake of increased yield and increased profit — are not doing us a favour,’ [Guy] Dauncey explains. ‘Since we started modern farming, the quantity of nutrients in the soil have fallen by an average of 50 …