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Plant-based chicken: should you switch?

Plant-based chicken: should you switch?

Move over Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat beef burgers, there’s a new plant-based option in town. Let’s look at plant-based chicken and how it compares nutritionally to traditional poultry.

Food Ingredients, Health

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Energy, Food Costs: The Unexpected Pain of Ukraine Invasion

While it is uncertain whether Russia's invasion of Ukraine will have serious immediate consequences for U.S. consumers, it could have profound longer-term implications for food costs, the global supply chain and trading system that makes our modern lifestyle possible.

Food Security, Food Trade

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How Smart People Change Their Minds

It's easy to see when the choices others make are bad for them. However, our brains try to protect us from disappointing or conflicting info, resulting in overconfidence with our own abilities and beliefs than we should have.

Health

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Supplements: Health solution or illusion?

Most of us take a supplemental nutrient to ease joint pain, make our digestive system happy, or get veggie nutrients we may have missed during the day. But do they really make us healthier? Or are they just a bandage over a bigger problem?

Health

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FFA’s Nicholas Mello: The Importance of Seed Science

In partnership with the Future Farmers of America, we will be highlighting a series of finalists from 2020 and 2021 to share their stories and passions. Today, read about Nicholas Mello of California and his hybrid corn seed experimentation.

Agricultural Technology, Soil and Crop Management

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