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Breastfeeding and Nutrition

Your breast-milk is always going to be top-notch for your baby; but a poor diet may zap energy at a time in your life when energy is already something that is hard to come by. Below are a few tips for maintaining a healthy diet while breastfeeding: Eat when you are hungry and drink when …

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New Dietary Icon and Guidelines

www.ChooseMyPlate.gov

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new food icon as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices. MyPlate is designed to encourage us to build a healthier plate at meal time. The new MyPlate icon emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy food groups. It is …

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Warding Off Famine

The Flowering Bamboo Famine

Managing the Mautam The predator satiation hypothesis holds that by fruiting at the same time, a plant population increases the survival rate of their seeds by flooding the area with fruit so that even if predators eat their fill, there will still be seeds left over. Certain species of bamboo, for instance, have a flowering …

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Serving Mammon

Throw Out the Money Changers Essay by Chris Hedges These are remarks Chris Hedges made on April 18, 2011 in Union Square in New York City during a protest outside a branch office of the Bank of America. We stand today before the gates of one of our temples of finance. It is a temple …

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