GLOBAL CONTEXT OF GLYPHOSATE USE AND MISUSE


For many, glyphosate conjures up images of vast industrial monocultures, genetically engineered crops, and huge global industries and corporations. But glyphosate in particular, as the world’s most widely used herbicide, has and continues to have many other applications, and its full impacts on human and environmental health are poorly understood. No matter on which side … Continue reading GLOBAL CONTEXT OF GLYPHOSATE USE AND MISUSE

Magnesium: Connecting Human and Planetary Health to the Stars


Our Elemental Origins It is easy for us humans, with our self-proclaimed superior intelligence over other species, and ability to innovate and exploit the natural world to our whims, to forget or ignore that we are in fact part of nature. This is not solely an existential statement, or even an acknowledgement of the dependency … Continue reading Magnesium: Connecting Human and Planetary Health to the Stars

LAMP: The US Farm Bill and Supporting the Local Food Economy


CSA (community sustained agriculture), and supporting cooperatives, food hubs

Defeat Diabetes Foundation has gone through a tectonic shift over the past year, from an organization based principally on diabetes prevention and management in the United States, to a globally (and locally) minded organization that supports evidence-based integrated and sustainable solutions for human and environmental health. As part of this growth, we have become increasingly … Continue reading LAMP: The US Farm Bill and Supporting the Local Food Economy