Category Archives: Food Safety

Which Fruits & Vegetables Should We Buy Organic?

Is organic produce healthier than conventionally grown produce? I do not know of a study that has directly tested health outcomes in humans who consume conventionally grown produce compared to organically grown produce. However, there are studies showing harmful effects of pesticides on the neurological and reproductive development in animals. There are also studies that…
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University Extension Programs – A Great Source of Nutrition Information

Throughout the United States, major land grant universities have Extension programs that provide valuable education to the local community.  Many people are unaware that Extension programs exist - which is a shame since they are an excellent source of nutrition information as well as provide information on gardening, food safety, natural resources, and 4-H Youth programs.  Check out…
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