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Community seed banks safeguard Yucatán’s rich biodiversity

As genetically modified crops become more prevalent in Yucatán’s fields and shops, there is a growing concern that traditional heirloom species may be lost forever. 

New genetically modified maize varieties move in, threatening native species

Though more vulnerable to drought, traditional varieties of maize such as the Nuuk Nal, which has a reddish color, tend to be larger and more nutritious than their genetically modified counterparts, according to Díaz.

Study: Corn tortillas are healthier when reheated

It's been established that re-heated pasta and rice is better for you. Now, a researcher says the same applies to traditional corn tortillas.