PRESS THIS: Fermented food is linked to mental health (in a good way mostly).

http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/01/27/fermented-food-and-mental-health/80471.html

Interesting, if dry, article about how the bacteria in our bellies appears to affect our mental well-being, and how fermented food works with that thankfully prolific and hardy bacteria.

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Pressure on Cargill & ADM After China Rejects GMO Corn | Truthstream Media

Has it started?

I don’t know how great the source of the article is, but it lends a little hope.

In the short term at least, countries are rejecting GMO food in a purely businesslike way. Rather than GMO being voted out by the people for being ‘wrong’ (and leaving themselves open to costly lawsuits, remembering that the big GMO corporations like to sue countries that make laws against the product), these countries are expressing concerns about the product’s long term safety and demand has dropped very quickly.

Pressure on Cargill & ADM After China Rejects GMO Corn | Truthstream Media.

Press This: For the Love of Money – NYTimes.com; and a minor rant about fracking

This is compelling reading. For the Love of Money – NYTimes.com. Compelling for me, because the money thing baffles me. I have never understood the perpetual grasping for money that seems to accompany the lives of people who have enough of it already.

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Butter and cheese better than trans-fat margarines, says heart specialist

Of course it is. Anything which tastes divine may have its flip side, but food (and any other vice) should be taken moderately. A moderate path is a safe and healthy path. Even The Guardian says so.

Bear in mind that when margarine is manufactured, before they put the colour in, it’s grey. I’ve said this before on here. Who wants to eat grey food?

Butter and cheese better than trans-fat margarines, says heart specialist | Life and style | The Guardian.