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I've already had all the bad things thrown at me early in life, so now that those are out of the way, my future should be wonderful.

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I know I've raved before about this site, but this month's e-mailed issue of has some GREAT articles with eye-opening, important information in it.

In particular these articles caught my eye:

Americans Are Flunking Easy Goals For Healthier Eating
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) recent survey uncovers the reality behind our eating habits: not enough fruits or vegetables.

Do You Have The Balls To Really Change The Food System?
Grist writer Rebecca Thistlewaite challenges readers to make a commitment to really change the food system. Check out her helpful tips on how you can make a significant difference.

Four Graphic Examples Of Portion Distortion- You'll Be Shocked
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) illustrates how serving sizes at fast food restaurant chains are out of control. Check out what a healthy serving size should look like.

Spoiled System: Eating Healthier Comes With A Price For Families
In an effort to explain why healthy food costs more than processed food, Susan Levin of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine shows how agricultural subsidies tend to favor food we should eat less of.

What's The Value Of Home-Grown Food?
Rob Baedeker of the San Francisco Chronicle discusses the tangible and intangible benefits of growing your own produce.

Check 'em out and sign up for their newsletter at:


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Tell Me What Is It You Plan To Do With Your One Wild & Precious Life? ---Mary Oliver

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