Returning the 'three sisters' – corn, beans and squash – to Native American farms nourishes people, land and cultures
For centuries Native Americans intercropped corn, beans and squash because the plants thrived together. A new initiative is measuring health and social benefits from reuniting the "three sisters."
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new study shows high-fibre brown rice also contains more arsenic than white rice – so which is better for you?
June 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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5 ways eating in a pandemic is improving your relationship with food – and why you should stick with them
A nutritionist shares five habits becoming more common during the pandemic that she hopes will continue. Eating family meals together is just the start.
June 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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A spike in flour sales and an increase in home cooked meals could signal the start of a new healthier relationship with food.
April 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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