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5 High Tech Ways Companies Are Tackling Food Waste During The Holiday Season

In 2013, Americans threw away 204 million pounds of turkey, according to the NRDC. That’s $277 million worth. Or put another way: the resources it took to grow those turkeys is the equivalent to the amount of water needed to supply New York City for 100 days. The US Department of Agriculture reports that 35 percent of turkey is not consumed during the holiday season.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/lyndseygilpin/2015/11/20/5-high-tech-ways-companies-are-tackling-food-waste-during-the-holiday-season/


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KEEP CALM Study: Meditation and yoga dramatically cut our need for health care services

Living a healthier life doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that using relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can reduce the number of hospital visits you might need.

http://qz.com/529654/meditation-and-yoga-could-dramatically-cut-our-need-for-health-care-services/


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Science, Sustainability And The Dangers Of Naïve Policy

Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department Health and Human Services convene an advisory committee to develop dietary guidelines based on the latest scientific and medical research. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines won’t be released until later this year, but they’re already generating debate.

http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2015/10/12/447908045/science-sustainability-and-the-dangers-of-na-ve-policy?ft=nprml&f=1053