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The Power of Good Food

Touch the Soil News #1031 (Feature photo – Healthy Vegetables – Public Domain) Finding good food is more than just about shopping at a Whole Foods store. A steady stream of healthy meals is almost non-existent in industrialized nations. Yet, a new study finds that eating healthy foods can be a major contributor to decreasing disease and hospital stays. Phil Lempert reports on the good news: Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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The Cost of Not Eating Your Fruits and Veggies

Touch the Soil News #773 (feature photo CCA 2.5 Generic) The Canadians have come up with a way to measure the cost of not eating enough fruits and veggies. The Canadian Journal of Public Health found that three quarters of Canadians fail to meet the Canadian Food Guide recommendations for daily intake of fruit and vegetables. Two years ago, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimated that only 1 in 10 Americans eats enough fruit and veggies. Here is where it gets interesting. The Canadian Journal of Public Health reports that the deficiency of Canadians in eating fresh fruits and veggies costs Canada about $4.39 billion a year. There is…

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