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Not All Organic Milk Is Equally Healthy, Says New Consumer Group


This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Christopher Michel.

You walk into the grocery store, and head to the back (it's always way in the back) for some milk, only to be confronted with what seems like an increasing problem: Too many choices.

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Farming While Black: How One Woman Is Improving Access to Healthy Food for Black Families

Thirteen years ago, Leah Penniman would walk 2.2 miles uphill, a newborn strapped to her back, pushing her 2-year-old in a stroller, to access fresh fruits and vegetables in a wealthier neighborhood of Albany, NY. Penniman didn't just live in a food desert—with no grocery stores, public transportation and certainly no garden plots—it was what she calls a "food apartheid," where access to affordable, healthy, culturally appropriate food is delineated by race and class.

This Woman Is Turning Food Waste Into Meals for Hungry Kids

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After operating a catering business in her home city of Cincinnati for 25 years, Suzy DeYoung craved a change.

Is Lab-Grown Meat the Future of Sustainable Food, or Just Plain Gross?

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Meat grown in a lab may be more sustainable than meat taken from an animal, but does a steak straight from a petri dish sound yummy?

DIY Spa Treatments You Can Make in 10 Minutes

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My favorite beauty shop? From the time I was young, it's been the kitchen. Nowhere is nature's innate capacity to heal and beautify more evident.