It's one thing to vote with our forks. It's another thing entirely for the food movement to turn actively political. But activist Michael Pollan says now is the time to show Big Agriculture that we mean business when it comes to labeling GMOs. Here's why we all should care about California's Proposition 37.
Research suggests that certain bodies are more responsive to the benefits of regular exercise, and now there's a genetic test. The test only measures physical fitness, however, and not the long-term psychological or health benefits that regular exercise can have for all of us. (TIME)
A sugar-sweetened beverage tax may be "the single most effective measure to reverse the obesity epidemic," according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But if that doesn't convince you, here's more on the soda tax debate. (New York Times)