Soda tax as change agent and NRA's fight with supermarkets

03/26/2013 10:17:00 AM
Tom Karst

 The story opened with the quote, “Teach babies to get used to the taste of vegetables as early as possible, even earlier than fruit, for improved acceptance,” from Dr Gerry Jager of Wageningen University.

The story also talks about the concept of “healthy obesity,” or obese individuals who are metabolically healthy.




 I see that FarmedHere, describing themselves as "sustainable indoor farming," was receiving a few accolades from Rep. Daniel Lipinski  of Illinois in the pages of the Congressional Record. No indication of scale of the facility yet, but it appears fairly modest at this point.



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