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The Science of Food Addiction Who Moved the chips? VIDEO: Lost in Sprawl

Nutrition

Snack addiction; allergy ballads; calories you can get for a dollar; veggie Rx; and more.

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Allergy Minstral: Inside the Allergic-Kid Economy
The Science of Food Addiction
INFOGRAPHIC: Where Do Americans Get Their Calories?

Farming

Pesticide poisoning; an open source tractor; filming big ag; hippie farmers; and more.

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VIDEO: GMOrganic, A Botanical Love Story
VIDEO: Farms, Lies and Videotape
Will the EPA help doctors fight pesticide poisoning?

Food Deserts

Are they over-hyped? A food program revamps mini-marts; Walmart; and more.

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To Eat and Live in a New Orleans Food Desert
VIDEO: A Farm in New Orleans
INFOGRAPHIC: Soundscape of a Fresno food desert

Business of Food

An aspiring superfruit; freeze-dried food for survival; fast food ads in Spanish; and more.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Googling Superfoods
Away at Food Camp
INFOGRAPHIC: Mapping Global Food Spending
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