Features

Will Solar Greenhouses be Farms of the Future?

The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional greenhouses, signaling that “smart” greenhouses hold great promise for dual-use farming and renewable electricity production. Read More

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Fight Food Poisoning

From fine dining to take-out Thai, Americans eat out much more than they used to—an average of four times every week. Food poisoning is also on the rise—it’s second only to the common cold in Read More

Family Features

Cooking for a Cause

(Family Features) If you love to entertain and want to support a good cause, now you can do both at the same time. Currently in its 16th year, Cook for the Cure is a program Read More

Eating Matters

How Much Dairy Do I Need?

The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soymilk. They provide calcium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, and other nutrients needed for good health throughout life. Choices should be low-fat or fat-free—to cut calories and saturated Read More

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Food Safety Tips

Forgetting about food safety is a recipe for disaster. Did you know that one in six Americans could get sick from food poisoning this year alone? Food poisoning not only sends more than 100,000 Americans to Read More

Features

You Are What You Eat

When you eat the same breakfast, made from the same ingredients, people consumed more calories throughout the day when they believed that one of the breakfasts was less substantial than the other. The research, funded Read More

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