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GMOs May Feed the World Using Fewer Pesticides — NOVA Next | PBS

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This will add to the controversy I think.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Foods

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Bad Eating Habits Start in the Womb - NYTimes.com

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Organic Production Enhances Milk Nutritional Quality

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Vitamin's Old, Old Edge

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Antioxidants Speed Up Lung Cancer | The Scientist Magazine®

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Remember this does not mean taking or consuming antioxidants will kill you, but it does suggest they may not be as beneficial as originally assumed in the prevention of chronic diseases, especially...

Glyphosphate & Round-up fact sheet

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Also includes health ramifications.

Glyphosate truth

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interesting facts

Genetically Engineered foods may cause allergies

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decent article

The Food Issue | Scientific American Reports

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If you ever dish out $$ to purchase a magazine, this issue is worth it!

Series Panic-free GMOs | Grist

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I don't generally link to blogs, but this is one of the more well researched, comprehensive blogs of information on GMO's.

Why Chocolate is Good For Us

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Well, it gives us hope anyway, though they are largely talking about cacao or coco powder, not a chocolate bar unfortunately.

Unfit for Human Consumption: How nearly 9 million pounds of bad meat escaped into the food supply – Eatocracy - CNN.com Blogs

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Another argument for 100% grass fed, organic and supporting local farmers.

The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease - WSJ.com

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How we came to fear saturated fat.

An Inconvenient Truth About Our Food

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Always Hungry? Here's Why.

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Again, more evidence this is insulin (and hence carbohydrate) related.

Leave 'Organic' Out of It

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“Eat Less, Exercise More” Isn’t The Answer For Weight Loss | TIME

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Some interesting arguments here. More and more evidence hormones, genetics, etc...play a significant role in who gains weight and who doesn't.

Sugar/Fructose Content of Soda

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The Ways Food Tricks Our Brains - Atlantic Mobile

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It's all trickery!

Brain found in KFC meal

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Clear brain matter found in KFC meal

How the American Diet Has Failed

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Fat and Protein Metabolism

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Carbohydrate Metabolism

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Five Myths About Organic Food

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Just How Dangerous Are Energy Drinks

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This should be fairly self-explanatory.

PLOS ONE: Defining Metabolically Healthy Obesity: Role of Dietary and Lifestyle Factors

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Interesting but makes sense since there is no standard definition of "metabolically healthy obese and non-obese". Very few of us, normal weight or overweight don't have something metabolically amiss!

ILSI NA: Nutrigenomics

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Very academic, but well presented.

Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics: The emerging face of Nutrition

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We are just getting started with this I think!

Nutrigenomics | Biotech Learning Hub

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Lots of good videos within this site!

How Sugar Affects the Brain - Nicole Avena

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How antioxidants can accelerate cancers, and why they don't protect against them

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My take away: Antioxidant supplements or those found in natural foods may not be helpful because they might not get to the site where they are needed to both protect against and fight cancer. Agai...

US Obesity and Diabetes on Rise

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Telling maps of the US showing the increase in diabetes and obesity.

GMO OMG Documentary

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Influence of Pistachios on Performance and Exercise-Induced Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, Immune Dysfunction, and Metabolite Shifts in Cyclists: A Randomized, Crossover Trial

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Okay, we have always just assumed these kinds of "health" foods would only serve to enhance performance, not detract from it. Lots to learn...lots to learn.

9. Gluten and GMO's

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How have GMO's impacted our health? What health problems are being created as a result of consuming GM foods?

Starbucks moves to cage-free eggs, revises policies on animal products | Business & Technology | The Seattle Times

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This is what it is going to take...big companies changing their ways in the products they purchase. This will force change within the system. Otherwise, the food producers will keep playing both ...

If you eat food, watch this.

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Amazing TED talk on what we are putting into our bodies. Highly recommended for anyone and EVERYONE who eats food. Period. 20 min that just may change your life.

Why Did the Chicken Make You Sick? - The New Yorker

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How To Eat Healthy When Eating Away from Home

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Government site with tips on how to control what you eat when eating out.

Food Pyramid Guide

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Original food pyramid

Food Basics

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Basics of food, published in 2001 so contains older information/thought processes

Recent Food History

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Has tons of examples of history of food from across all over the world. Published in 2014 so very recent data.

Time to Get Real

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The way we shape "average" to be, "not so average"

Different Lunches from Around the World

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Antioxidants Speed Up Lung Cancer | The Scientist Magazine®

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Remember this does not mean taking or consuming antioxidants will kill you, but it does suggest they may not be as beneficial as originally assumed in the prevention of chronic diseases, especially...

This is the future of meat - The Washington Post

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I would eat this if it actually saved an animal.

This is the future of meat - The Washington Post

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I would eat this if it actually saved an animal.

GMO OMG Documentary

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Energy Drinks - What You Don't Know

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MyPlate Resource Guide | KaTom Blog

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Benefits Of Massage For Athletes

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Sports massages are not just for athletes, they are also beneficial for those just starting to workout or getting back into it. Start stimulating muscles to build, schedule your 60 minute massage f...

How to Calculate Your Protein Needs

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It's not always easy to know what is right. Start a food journal and track how foods make you feel, listen to your body.

Impossible Foods

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Possibly the future of foods?

The amazing significance of what a mother-to-be eats - BBC News

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Epigenetics....

Heath and Human Services Organizations

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Many federal organizations under public health within Health and Human Services

King County Health Services

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Department of Health for King County

NIH Genetic Database

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NIH's database on the genetic link to different diseases

Toys and Children's Development

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This article elaborates on topics we have discussed in class this week about using toys for children's development. The article explains that though expensive and elaborate toys are marketed for ch...

November is national Daibetes month!

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CDC's database for T2DM

Parents influence in sports

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This article is interesting and relates to chapter 12. It discusses the role of parents in sports and how they can help their children as a huge role of influence in their lives.

Parents influence in sports

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This article is interesting and relates to chapter 12. It discusses the role of parents in sports and how they can help their children as a huge role of influence in their lives.

Billions in Change

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Billions in change is a documentary that focuses on the producer of the five hour energy shots that you see in the markets. Manoj Bhargava, a self-made billionaire profited four billion dollars in ...

Sugar/Fructose Content of Soda

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What children think, feel and know about throwing overhand.

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This study was conducted to see how children taught different ways to throw, felt about their experience. Also what they liked and disliked about how they were taught, and how important they though...

Obesity in America- Healthier, not healthy

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In America, there are the highest rates of obesity in history. This is due to the amount of sugar, chemicals and trans fats in the foods.

Edible Cutlery

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We need this across the world.

Do Taller People Run Faster?

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A great break down about the biomechanics of running.

Rebalancing The Ecosystem Of 'The Microbes Within Us'

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http://www.npr.org/2016/08/18/490432969/eating-yogurt-is-not-enough-rebalancing-the-ecosystem-of-the-microbes-within-us

The Dizzying Grandeur of 21st-Century Agriculture

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Supplements and Safety | FRONTLINE | PBS

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They Are Being Eaten Alive! What I Saw In A Cage-Free Egg Farm | Huffington Post

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Cage- free is not all it is supposed to be.

Parents Pushing Sports On Children

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This article explains the physical/mental problems that can occur when a parent pushes their child too far in sports. This also applies to ACE and how their childhood experiences can possibly devel...

Mind Over Meat

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http://www.nature.com/scientificamericanmind/journal/v27/n4/full/scientificamericanmind0716-50.html

Stages of Development of the Fetus

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This article is a summary about the growth and development of a fetus during pregnancy, and goes into a rather decent depth. It lists and explains all of the stages of pregnancy as well as what to ...

Obesity in America- Healthier, not healthy

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In America, there are the highest rates of obesity in history. This is due to the amount of sugar, chemicals and trans fats in the foods.

10 facts about pregnancy

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Based off of our lecture on Wednesday about pregnancy, here are some facts that you may or may not know!

Infant Reflexes

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This is a video of a variety of infant reflexes that are shown in the book.

Kid trying to punt

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This shows some characteristics of early punting.

Baby Catching

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This shows a baby trying to catch a ball, demonstrating the early stages of catching.

Size constancy and spacial orientation

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This video shows a young child who has not developed the ability to grasp the size constancy and spacial orientation concepts.

Gender Typing in Early Childhood

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Gives a look at the toy industry and gender typing.

Effects of Abuse

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This video shows the effects that childhood abuse can have.

Aerobic Capacity in Kids

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This article talks about the aerobic capacity in kids, and what training should look like for them.

Obesity in Children

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This article talks about the obesity rate in children, and what the causes and effects of it are.

Is Fat Killing You, or Is Sugar? - The New Yorker

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