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What’s For Lunch?

Apr 25, 2014 No Comments by

Eating fast and processed food may not contribute to maintaining a healthy diet. But with work and busy schedules, many people do not have time to think about what they put into their bodies. Convenience is key when picking out what to eat for the day, but where does health fit in? Click to read more.

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A Student’s Perspective: Q&A with Jill Weidman

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

Jill Weidman is a sophomore environmental science major at Ithaca College.  She works avidly with Ithaca Community Harvest whose goal is to bring organic and locally grown food to students and residents in the Ithaca community. Currently, Ithaca Community Harvest implements a fresh produce snack program in Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.

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The Big Bully

Apr 20, 2014 No Comments by

Processed foods are developed for an efficiency-oriented capitalist society. The agriculture industry is primarily focused on gaining profit by growing and selling the products in mass amounts. They have this focus because the ever growing population demands an increasingly large amount of food. The food companies are forced to increase their outputs by using chemicals […]

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How Income Affects the Weight of America

Apr 15, 2014 No Comments

In the United States, over two-thirds of Americans are considered obese. According to James A. Levine of the American Diabetes Association, the more affluent a country is the higher the rate of obesity. However, American plumpness is not just related to the affluence of the nation.  Numerous other factors contribute to the obesity rate.  One […]

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5 Easy Recipes to Bring to Work

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments

Sometimes, eating healthy is second banana to busy schedules and countless obligations. A slice of greasy pizza just seems to slip into a hectic schedule so much easier than a snappy salad. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are five recipes that you can take with you, making eating healthier more enjoyable […]

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