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Palm oil production: Cheap, easy, dangerous?

A saturated vegetable fat made from the fruit of palm trees, palm oil is used in everything from processed foods to toothpaste to bio-diesel fuel. It is cheap and easy to grow and that, combined with its range of uses, keeps palm oil in high demand.

Is organic food better for you?

Organic producers say their food tastes better, is more nutritious, and is better for the environment. But in an effort to be wary of salespeople's pitches, I decided to get to the roots of claims about organic foods.

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