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Why Health Officials Want You To Eat More Potassium

The latest nutrition guidelines from the World Health Organization are urging people to amp up their potassium intake. It can cut the risk of high blood pressure — which may, in turn, lower the risk of heart disease and stroke.
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Sandwich Monday: Grilled Cheese With Mac N' Cheese

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we test if two great tastes really do taste great together: we try The Mac, from Cheesie's in Chicago. It's a Grilled Cheese Sandwich, topped with Macaroni and Cheese.
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'God Made A Farmer' And The Super Bowl Made Him A Star

One of the standout ads in Super Bowl XLVII featured a nostalgic vision of American farmers, voiced by the legendary broadcaster Paul Harvey. Was this Dodge Ram ad a brilliant paean to farm life, or a distorted view of modern agriculture? Share your thoughts.
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Small Farmers Aren't Cashing In With Wal-Mart

The world's largest retailer says its investing in one of the fastest growing segments of American agriculture: local food. But small farmers say they aren't necessarily seeing the benefits.
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Montgomery County Residents Begin SNAP Challenge

A group of Maryland officials and nonprofit leaders in Montgomery County will be living on very limited budget this week.

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SodaStream Criticized For West Bank Plant

SodaStream is the first Israeli company to advertise in the Super Bowl. The company has dodged controversy in efforts to break open the soft drink market. Its plant in the West Bank has made it a target for an international boycott movement.

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