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In Flint, Mich., Moving The Farmers Market Drew More Poor Shoppers

Flint's water woes are in the news, but the city is also a food desert. When its farmers market moved closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
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Oh, Nuts! U.S. Pistachio Growers Worry About Competition From Iran

Iran is historically known for its pistachios. With sanctions against Iran lifted, its growers are free to sell in the U.S. Iranian nuts haven't flooded the U.S. yet — but that could soon change.
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Beyond Pizza And French Fries: Museums Eye More Healthful Menus

Bringing kids to a museum or zoo can be great — until lunchtime. Often those cafeterias offer few healthful food options, but there's a movement to change that.
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Is Organic More Nutritious? New Study Adds To The Evidence

Organic dairy and meat contain significantly more omega-3s than their conventional counterparts, a huge new study finds. It's the latest research to show organic production can boost key nutrients.
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Pizza Added To Meals-Ready-To-Eat Menu

The Army has come up with a pizza that has a three-year shelf life. The MRE pizza is billed as tasting like pizza at its best — that is, a day old.
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If You Like Code Switch, You'll Probably Like These 5 Food Blogs

Here are five food blogs that take the cake on exploring food, culture, and identity.
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Holy Ravioli! Cookbook Reveals The Vatican's Favorite Recipes

We all have comfort foods — even Pope Francis and the men who guard him. The Vatican Cookbook is a tour of life and food in the world's smallest country, as told by members of the Swiss Guard.
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Welcome To 'Koreatown,' A Cookbook To Tempt American Taste Buds

From LA to New York, Chef Deuki Hong and writer Matt Rodbard spent two years eating in Korean-American communities. Their new cookbook captures both well-known and obscure flavors of this cuisine.
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Facing Severe Food Shortages, Venezuela Pushes Urban Gardens

In Venezuela, bread, meat, milk and other staples are scarce these days. So Venezuela's government is urging urban slum dwellers to grow and raise their own food. But it's a challenge.
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'No Place For Discontent': A History Of The Family Dinner In America

The dining room, with the dining table at its center, didn't catch on in America before the late 1700s. These rooms — and the family meals held in them — became a place to cultivate social values.

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