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“Good nutrition creates health in all areas of our existence.”

—T. COLIN CAMPBELL, PHD

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US Food System

Consolidation in the Food System

This month a mega-merger was announced between Kroger and Albertsons that could have large ramifications for grocery shopping in American supermarkets while continuing the trend toward further consolidation.

Colorectal Cancer Trends & The Role of Nutrition

In the greater context of the “war on cancer,” colorectal cancer seems a clear success. Compared to other cancer sites, incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer have improved tremendously. And there’s a chance that we would know much less about this disease, including how to prevent and treat it, if not for the concerted efforts of recent decades.

Are Humans Herbivores or Omnivores?

Doctors, other experts, and conventional wisdom often say that animal products are essential components of a healthy diet. This majority view implies that humans are omnivores. But what do our bodies say?

What Can We Learn From Cancer Trends, 1975–2020?

In a previous article, “Is it Time to Quit the ‘War on Cancer’?” we introduced the background for that so-called war, reviewed the policy changes that resulted from the 1971 legislation,[1] and analyzed why it may be time to put the war metaphor aside. We also saw that the fundamental question—are we winning the war?—is … Continued

NSS Inc.’s Food Service Programs Provide Access to Alternative Foods with eCommerce

NSS Inc.’s Food Service Programs Provide Access to Alternative Foods with eCommerce

NSS, Inc.’s chief mission is to continue satisfying the basic human need for food, and to do so from the unique perspective of science-based programming. Our food pantry programs are unique in that scientific approach, which we use to ensure that our services are 1) empowering and client-led, 2) nutritionally relevant, and 3) able to account for conditions of poverty (now defined as social determinants of health).

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