a single genetic mutation let Europeans drink milk

The story of lactose and lactase

http://www.nature.com/news/archaeology-the-milk-revolution-1.13471?WT.mc_id=FBK_NatureNews

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Sugar substitutes impact insulin and glucose in the blood

Even though they are zero calorie and not supposed to impact glucose, a new study finds that they still do.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/03/splenda-blood-sugar-sucralose-insulin_n_3362122.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

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Dirty dozen and clean 15

The Environmental Working Group has released an updated list of pesticides in produce.  Check here  for the ‘clean 15’ and ‘dirty dozen’ for a good guide on which foods to buy organic  http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/

 

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Grandma’s and their cooking from around the world

See the diversity of diets around the world.

http://www.demilked.com/delicatessen-with-love-gabriele-galimberti/

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whole grain and no flour pancakes

 http://www.cookusinterruptus.com/index.php?video_id=103

this is a tried and true recipe

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paleo vs. vegan diets (a well informed debate)

http://experiencelife.com/article/paleo-vs-vegan/

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Lunches around the world

See pictures of lunches around the world and see how the American school lunch compares: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/what-school-lunches-look-like-in-20-countries-arou

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