Once battling starvation, some developing countries now face rising obesity rates. What’s causing it?

Once battling starvation, some developing countries now face rising obesity rates. What’s causing it?

In 1975, four percent of school-age kids were overweight and the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration says that was up to ...
Sketchy vegan-promoting physicians group produces study attacking ‘blood type’ diet - and it’s surprisingly rigorous and convincing

Sketchy vegan-promoting physicians group produces study attacking ‘blood type’ diet – and it’s surprisingly rigorous and convincing

Nearly every sort of diet has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list by now, all claiming to have ...
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Viewpoint: UK decision to rescind neonics pesticide restrictions a welcome win for science

Activists like George Monbiot and Dave Goulson are parroting their environmental allies when it comes to neonics, but the science ...
Viewpoint: Why organic farming won't help preserve the world's biodiversity

Viewpoint: Why organic farming won’t help preserve the world’s biodiversity

A recent paper finds that if just 15 percent of farmland reverted to nature, it would wipe out nearly a third ...
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Viewpoint: Self-diagnosed celiac disease is just the latest diet obsession of wealthy white people

There are people who are allergic to gluten. But the recent surge in self-diagnosed Celiac sufferers is little more than ...
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Viewpoint: California activists ‘gamed system’ to get glyphosate herbicide labeled as carcinogen

Environmental activists found the perfect targets to help them defame the popular herbicide glyphosate — widely-accepted as safe — in ...
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Food Evolution’s NYC premiere proof science and reason can win over GMO skeptics

Change is hard. But a skeptical New York City crowd's reaction to Food Evolution, a new documentary about GMOs, provides ...
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