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Hundreds of people took part in Washington, D.C.'s "Grocery Walk" to demonstrate the difficulty of getting fresh food in some areas. Brian Oh /Courtesy of DC Greens hide caption

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The foods on the left contain naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic in plants. The foods on the right contain isolated fibers, such as chicory root, which are extracted and added to processed foods. The FDA will determine whether added fibers can count as dietary fiber on nutrition facts labels. Carolyn Rogers/NPR hide caption

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The FDA Will Decide Whether 26 Ingredients Count As Fiber

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Michael Jacobson (right) and Bonnie Liebman, CSPI's director of nutrition, launching a campaign against over-salted food in the late 1970s. Courtesy of Center for Science in the Public Interest hide caption

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A Pioneer Of Food Activism Steps Down, Looks Back

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Indian female farmers sow paddy in a field during monsoon season near Allahabad on July 19, 2014. The monsoon rains, which usually hit India from June to September, are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A field near harvest time at Meyers Farm in Bethel, Alaska, can now grow crops like cabbage outside in the ground, due to rising temperatures. Daysha Eaton/KYUK hide caption

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Rising Temperatures Kick-Start Subarctic Farming In Alaska

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Caprese salad on a stick is one of the healthier options at this year's Iowa State Fair. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Eating Healthy At The Iowa State Fair Means Salad On A Stick

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Numbat populations once dropped as low as 500 adults. To help save this endangered marsupial, the Perth Zoo has been rearing them in captivity for release back into the wild. But wild numbats eat only termites, which are too difficult to get in large quantities. So zoo staff have spent over a decade concocting a tasty and nutritious substitute. Helenabella via Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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McDonald's was the featured sponsor of the annual meeting of the California Dietetic Association in 2014. Alan Broadhead/Flickr hide caption

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How Food Companies Court Nutrition Educators With Junk Food

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