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How to Avoid GMOs (for real) - Mama Natural

How to Avoid GMOs (for real) - Mama Natural
In the U.S., GMOs are everywhere in our supply chain. According to the Grocery Manufacturers Association, 75-80% of all conventional, processed foods contain some form of GMOs. In this post, I’ll tell you how to avoid them. First, a bit of background GMOs are plant or meat products with DNA artificially altered in a laboratory by genes from other plants, animals, viruses, or bacteria, resulting in foreign compounds found in these foods. This type of genetic alteration is not found in nature and hasn’t been studied extensively. In this post, I’m not going to argue the merits of going GMO-free. Bottom line, if you chose to consume GMOs, that’s your prerogative. Going GMO-free ain’t easy This post is a response to the concerned mamas who watched this video about GMOs in surprising places. You know that USDA Certified Organic symbol? Organic is big business, and money corrupts the process. But I digress… let’s get down to brass tacks. How to avoid GMOs On a budget? Guaranteed Offenders: .)

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Healthy News and Information by PAUL FASSA A recent study from Boston University and Abraxis LLC discovered troubling levels of glyphosate in honey – including “organic” honey. Glyphosate is the main ingredient in Monsanto’s toxic Roundup herbicide. The researchers tested five different types of food products for contamination: honey, corn and pancake syrup, soy milk, tofu, and soy sauce. All samples were taken from metropolitan Philadelphia grocery stores. The most shocking results were found in honey. The G.M.O. Boycott List When we began our work at Health Wyze Media in 2008 as Naturally Good Magazine, we knew that genetic engineering was a rapidly-growing problem. Yet we were ignorant of the staggering breadth of the problem. Only a small percentage of the health researchers such as us, and the top executives of the biotechnology industry have any comprehension of how corrupted the food supply in the Americas has become.

The Top 10 Healthiest Seeds on Earth They come in all different sizes, shapes and colours. The seed is an embryonic plant itself and the origin of nutrition. A plant goes to great lengths to produce each seed and fill it with high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, proteins, essential oils and dormant enzymes. If you’re looking for a high quality, nutritious and filling snack, seeds are tough to beat. Shopping Guide to Avoiding Organic Foods with Carrageenan Learn more about carrageenan. If you suffered from gastrointestinal symptoms that improved or disappeared after cutting carrageenan from your diet, fill out a questionnaire to help us and medical researchers better understand the effects of carrageenan on public health. Always check ingredient lists carefully, and note that ingredients are not required by law to be listed on alcoholic beverages, which may contain carrageenan. In fact, carrageenan is commonly used to clarify beer but is not listed on the label. If you come across organic products and/or brands utilizing carrageenan that are not yet listed, please forward specific information to us by emailing cultivate@cornucopia.org.

Survey of Glyphosate Residues in Honey, Corn and Soy Products Abstract Samples of honey (sixty nine), pancake and corn syrup (twenty six), soy sauce (twenty eight), soy milk (eleven), and tofu (twenty) purchased in the Philadelphia, US metropolitan area were analyzed for glyphosate residue using ELISA. The limit of quantification (LOQ) and range of the method were determined for honey, pancake syrup, and corn syrup to be 15 to 800 ppb; soy sauce, soy milk, and tofu 75 to 4,000 ppb. Glyphosate residues above the limit of quantification were not found in pancake and corn syrup, soy milk, and tofu. Of the sixty-nine honey samples analyzed, forty-one samples, or fifty-nine percent (59%), had glyphosate concentrations above the method LOQ (15 ppb), with a concentration range between 17 and 163 ppb and a mean of 64 ppb. Eleven of the tested honey samples were organic; five of the organic honey samples, or forty-five percent (45%), contained glyphosate concentrations above the method LOQ, with a range of 26 to 93 ppb and a mean of 50 ppb.

Complete List of Non-GMO Food Brands Genetically modified foods have been linked to a number of health and environmental dangers over the years. Frankly, many people simply don’t trust them and this is for good reason. Although science offers data on both sides of the equation, GMOs have not been around long enough to call them safe with long term use. The 11 healthiest foods in the world J.I. Rodale, the man who founded Rodale Publishing, launched the organic farming movement in America. A strong believer in the power of food to heal, he knew long before organic went mainstream that producing the healthiest food meant growing it in the healthiest soil — soil enriched naturally with organic matter, not synthetic, petroleum-based fertilizers that can rob it of vital nutrients and minerals. In a 1947 issue of Rodale's first magazine, Organic Gardening, J.I. Rodale outlined "The Rodale Diet," a simple recommendation of easily accessible healthy foods, grown without the use of toxic chemicals that, if followed 20 to 30 percent of the time would "give disease a smart punch in the solar plexus."

Find Out Which Companies You Support When Buying Organic So you and your family and friends have been buying organic food at the grocery store for several years now. When you’re at your parents’ house, suddenly you find organic kale in the fridge instead of canned green beans in the cupboard. Your sugar, flour, milk, and butter all bear the USDA’s seal certifying that they were produced in accordance with the federal organic standards. You’re not alone! You and your health-conscious cohort are part of a near quadrupling of the organic food market that’s taken place over the past decade.

Healthy News and Information by DR. MERCOLA Aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic, with mounting evidence that chronic exposure is a factor in many neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, and Parkinson’s disease. However, definitive scientific proof is difficult to establish due to the the lack of longitudinal studies, as well as pushback from industries that use aluminum in their products. Despite the shortage of conclusive studies, mounting scientific evidence leaves little room for doubt. Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You Aaron Bloom. Image source: Modern Farmer A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry. Simply put, they say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable.

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