At left: Beyond Eggs' egg-substitute product, a powder made of pulverized plant-based compounds. Right: Mother Nature's version. Cody Pickens/Beyond Eggs hide caption

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An Illinois corn and soybean farmer walks to his tractor while cultivating his field. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Three women in coffee leading the way: Stephanie Backus of Portland Roasting, coffee farmer Miguelina Villatoro of Guatemala, and coffee exporter/processor Loyreth Sosa. Here they discuss coffee prices as they survey beans ready for milling. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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From left: 8-year-old Celedonia, 3-year-old Gavin, Amy Spencer and Doug Brown gather around the kitchen as Doug prepares a fruit salad for dinner. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Regular consumption of blueberries, such as these found at Butler's Orchard in Maryland, may prevent heart attacks in middle-aged women. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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An analysis of many studies finds a small spare tire may be associated with longer life. But skeptics say that conclusion is rubbish. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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While this pizzeria in Belmar, N.J., remained closed after Hurricane Sandy, Geno D's in Toms River turned out 500 pies to grateful customers on Wednesday. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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