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Food stamp, senior nutrition programs bring new customers to farmers market – KY3

WEST PLAINS, Mo. — The Go FARM Farmers Market in West Plains is seeing new customers this summer thanks to programs that help low-income families and seniors buy fresh food. The programs are helping both customers and vendors. “This market is growing by the week,” vendor Brian Smolnick said. “More and more people are coming.… Read More »

Diet for One? Scientists Stalk the Dream of Personalized Nutrition – The New York Times

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise of “nutrigenomics.” Could personalized nutrition, informed by knowledge of an individual’s DNA, help prevent and even treat diet-related diseases? The results of early studies from Harvard, Stanford and elsewhere were compelling:… Read More »