Month: January 2019

California Becomes The First State To Prescribe Food As Medicine

Caren Latney was too weak to do simple household chores. The 51 -year-old had been diagnosed with lung cancer and, as she began therapy, struggled to stand over her stave long enough to prepare a meal. She didn’t genuinely want to eat, anyway — her intensive chemotherapy and radiation left her nauseated and exhausted. But …

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Spectacular ice age wolf pup and caribou dug up in Canada

Rare, mummified animals discovered by gold miners in Yukon territory The Klondike region of Canada is famous for its gold, but now other remarkable ancient gems have been unearthed from the melting permafrost. Two mummified ice age mammals- a wolf pup and a caribou calf- were discovered by gold miners in the area in 2016 …

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It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guidebook to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from starring chefs would disseminate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, …

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You Don’t Need a Personal Genetics Test to Take Charge of Your Health

The online storefront for the consumer genetics company Orig3n features an image of a young lady facing toward a sepia horizon. Her tresses are wavy, her triceps enviably toned. Her determined posture complements the transcript floating beside her: “Take charge of your future, ” it reads. “Orig3n DNA tests uncover the links between your genes …

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East Germany’s old mines transferred to new pond district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration program, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our bikes swoosh through …

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