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Nature Deficit Disorder

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In 2005, Richard Louv coined the phrase “nature deficit disorder,” because he was worried about the direction our “civilized” species was headed. I’m worried, too. Nature deficit disorder is a condition that’s caused by spending little time outdoors, which has been linked to the rapid increase in health problems such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, and obesity. The sad fact is …

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Kraft’s Overuse of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Proceed with Caution

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Many Kraft products contain the dangerous ingredient known as high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Since the late 80’s this ingredient has been added as a sweetener in many processed food items. HFCS is so prevalent that the average American consumes a whopping 35 pounds of it a year since it’s found in 90% of all processed foods. Some of the …