Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Obesity and sedentary behavior: Which is chicken, which is egg?
Friday December 30th 2016, 9:00 AM

Behind the twin epithets “fat and lazy” lie some unkind — and unclear — beliefs about whether inactivity leads to weight gain or whether weight gain leads to inactivity. [News Source]

Suburbs increasingly view their auto-centric sprawl as a health hazard.
Friday December 30th 2016, 9:00 AM

Planners say they’re increasingly treating low-density, auto-dependent suburban design as more than a traffic problem. More often, they say, they’re considering sprawl a health hazard. [News Source]

The bizarre and inspiring story of Iowa’s fish farmers.
Wednesday December 28th 2016, 9:00 AM

An aquaculture operation in hog country just might help save the world's seafood supply. [News Source]

Five under-reported climate change stories of 2016.
Tuesday December 27th 2016, 9:00 AM

This is the time of year when some people talk about the news stories that didn't receive the attention they merited over the past year. [News Source]

5 global food trends to watch in 2017.
Tuesday December 27th 2016, 9:00 AM

From sugar to genetically-modified food labeling, the next year may be a pivotal one for the future of food. [News Source]

In Northern Ontario, herbicides have indigenous people treading carefully and taking action.
Tuesday December 27th 2016, 9:00 AM

First Nations people are pressing Ottawa to halt glyphosate spraying that they say is endangering their traditional diet and way of life. [News Source]

She went to Alaska to photograph polar bears in snow, but found no snow.
Monday December 26th 2016, 9:00 AM

Photographer Patty Waymire traveled to Alaska’s Barter Island from late September to early October with an express purpose: To take pictures of polar bears in their natural environment, surrounded by picturesque snow. But there was no snow to be found. [News Source]

Water is life…for the salmon and for the Karuk.
Friday December 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM

Poor management of the Klamath River by the U.S. Government has decimated this mainstay of nourishment for the tribal nations in this region. [News Source]

Civil Eats’ best environment stories from 2016.
Friday December 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM

From pesticides to climate change, Civil Eats published a number of strong stories about the environment in 2016. Here are their top picks for the year. [News Source]

The cost of cleaning up Fukushima.
Friday December 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM

it will be difficult for the administration to evade criticism that the measure is nothing but a taxpayer-funded bailout for Tepco, which is responsible for the nuclear fallout that affected so many people in Fukushima. [News Source]

How the Great Depression still shapes the way Americans eat.
Friday December 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM

From fortified foods to nutrition labels, the legacy of an early financial crisis lives on in kitchens across the United States. [News Source]

New project aims to lure people away from meat, to a climate-healthier diet.
Friday December 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM

Research shows rising meat consumption's dire impacts on the planet and a new initiative works to steer the world's diet toward plants. [News Source]