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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. 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: Surprising “safe” foods: TomatosPotatoesWheat What about eating out? This is a great non-GMO list. Related:  Warnings About FoodAvoiding GMO's

Nine foods you should never eat again by Jonathan Benson, staff writer (NaturalNews) With so much misinformation out there about food and how it affects human health, making healthy food choices for you and your family can be difficult and confusing. There are a number of specific foods; however, that you will want to avoid in almost every circumstance because they provide virtually no health benefits while posing plenty of health risks. Here are nine foods you should never eat again if you care about preserving your long-term health: 1) White bread, refined flours. 2) Conventional frozen meals. 3) White rice. 4) Microwaveable popcorn. 5) Cured meat products with nitrates, nitrites. 6) Most conventional protein, energy bars. 7) Margarine. 8) Soy milk and soy-based meat substitutes. 9) “Diet” anything. Sources for this article include: Sources: Natural News Image Credit

Comprehensive List Of GMO Products and Companies Baby Food ~ Genetically Engineered Ingredients Nabisco (Phillip Morris) -Arrowroot Teething Biscuits -Infant formula Carnation Infant Formulas(Nestle) -AlSoy -Good Start -Follow-Up -Follow-Up SoyEnfamil Infant Formulas (Mead Johnson) -Enfamil with Iron -Enfamil Low Iron -Enfamil A.R. -Enfamil Nutramigen -Enfamil Lacto Free -Enfamil 22 -Enfamil Next step (soy and milk-based varieties) -Enfamil Pro-SoybeeIsomil Infant Formulas (Abbot Labs) -Isomil Soy -Isomil Soy for Diarrhea -Similac(Abbot Labs) -Similac Lactose Free -Similac with Iron -Similac Low Iron -Similac Alimentum Baking ~ Genetically Engineered Ingredients Bread ~ Genetically Engineered Ingredients Breakfast ~ Genetically Engineered Ingredients Cereal ~ Genetically Engineered Ingredients Chocolate ~ Genetically Engineered Ingredients Cadbury (Cadbury/Hershey’s) -Mounds -Almond Joy -York Peppermint Patty -Dairy Milk -Roast Almond -Fruit & Nut -Hershey’s -Kit-Kat -Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups -Mr.

Genetically Modified Pink Pineapple Approved for Sale in the U.S. The genetically modified pink pineapple developed by Del Monte is safe to sell in the United States, the USDA decided Wednesday. “(Del Monte) submitted information to the agency to demonstrate that the pink flesh pineapple is as safe and nutritious as its conventional counterparts,” the FDA told NBC News. The pink pineapple has been genetically engineered to make the flesh pinker and sweeter than a traditional yellow pineapple by producing lower levels of enzymes that convert lycopene – the pink pigment present in tomatoes and watermelon – into yellow beta carotene, present in carrots. “The plant’s flowering cycle has also been changed to provide for more uniform growth and quality,” according to Food Democracy Now. The increased presence of lycopene in this pineapple has led some news sources, such as the New York Daily News, to speculate that it may also have cancer fighting benefits. Emily Monaco Emily Monaco is an American food and culture writer based in Paris.

5 frukter du vill byta till eko Äpple Symbolen för hälsa ska väl ändå vara fräsch på riktigt? Vi tycker det, men i 9 av 10 äpplen hittades rester av bekämpningsmedel. I en del äpplen hittades karbendazim, ett ämne som misstänks vara cancerogent, hormonstörande och reproduktionsstörande. Tyvärr går det inte att skölja bort, eftersom det finns i hela frukten. Päron Den här barnfavoriten innehöll rester av bekämpningsmedel i 7 av 10 tester. Citrus Irriterad på att ekologisk citrus kan mögla om den ligger framme för länge? Nästan alla citrusfrukter - 95 procent - innehöll rester av olika bekämpningsmedel. Vindruvor De söta små druvorna är bäst på att vara värst när det gäller flest sorters rester i samma prov. Banan Fortsätt nobba fulbananerna! De flesta tropiska frukter, som ananas och mango, kommer från lika hårt besprutade plantager. Brukar ekologiskt innehålla rester? Svenskt är väl bättre? Proverna ligger ju ändå oftast under gränsvärdena? Varför är barnen känsligast? Ska jag vara rädd för att äta oekologisk frukt?

Possible negative impacts of GMOs on health and skin: How to avoid GMOs in skincare products (NaturalNews) Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are plants and other living organisms derived from modern molecular biotechnology techniques that alter the genetics of the organism. A large portion of the food supply in America is now produced with this technology. So far, GMO companies have been able to create lots of confusion about GM crops and their side effects on health and the environment. But there are known health risks associated with GMOs in our food supply based on independent research. In terms of skin health, it is believed that the mysterious Morgellons disease may have something to do with the ingestion of GMO foods. Other skin complaints have been reported. Many in the medical community question whether Morgellons is an infectious disease or a psychiatric disorder in which a person thinks parasites have infected their skin. Better safe than sorry... Sources for this article include:

Food Politics 3 äckliga ämnen i din middag 1. Karbendazim Hittas i äpplen, persikor, tomater, jordgubbar, spannmål, sockerbetor, raps, majs, sallad, gurkor, mandariner, apelsiner, päron, spenat… listan kan bli längre men vi vill inte trötta ut dig. Karbendazim är cancerframkallande, hormonstörande och reproduktionsstörande. Det här omysiga ämnet kan inte sköljas bort, utan verkar inifrån växten för att mota bort svampangrepp. 2. Hittas i spannmål som havre och råg, men också i vindruvor och päron. Klormekvat är spännande eftersom det visar det ologiska i o-ekologiskt, så häng med nu! Ska vi skratta eller gråta? Men klormekvat är inte kul. 3. Hittas i äpplen, sallad, persika, tomater och jordgubbar. De här ämnena är cancerframkallande och reproduktionsstörande. I Sverige har vi lyckligtvis begränsat användningen till potatis och lök, och användningen minskar. Myndigheterna är passé på kemikaliefronten Det här är bara tre exempel på vad som hittas i vår mat. Ger du upp nu? Blir du ledsen? Och du. Vill du veta mer?

Looking for products that are truly GMO-free? Shop for Natural Food Certifiers non-GMO and 'Apple K' kosher items (NaturalNews) You may have heard rumors recently that all kosher-certified foods -- that is, foods that meet strict Jewish dietary standards -- are now free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). Unfortunately, these rumors are not true. But there is one kosher certification company in particular, Natural Food Certifiers (NFC), that recently announced it will no longer certify as kosher any foods or food brands that contain or use GMOs. In a recent press release, NFC, which also offers organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, and vegan certifications, announced that it will no longer accept any applications from manufacturers seeking kosher certification for products that contain GMOs. And all existing certified kosher foods under NFC's "Apple K" program will have one year to change their ingredients and remove all GMOs, or else lose their certification. "By granting certification only to those products which are GMO-free, the Apple K is adhering to the principle of 'Begin Naturally.

Genetic Engineering of Food and the Failure of Science – Part 1 Abstract A major conflict has developed in science and society between promoters and opponents of transgenic foods. Food, feed, and fiber products derived from transgenic agricultural crops are presented here as a different case from bacterial, industrial, and pharmaceutical crop transgenics and should be parsed from the larger transgenics industry for comprehensive re-evaluation and market roll-back. Reviewed is the development of the crop transgenics industry; the early influence of the biotechnology industry over the US federal regulatory agencies in the context of the development of minimal regulation; the basic technology of plant transgenics; the main transgenic crops, traits, and producing countries; consumer resistance to transgenic foods; industry problems with shrinking investments; the worldwide promotion of transgenic crops; and ecological issues of transgenic crops. View Article (PDF)

Here Are The Reasons To Avoid Farmed Salmon Alexandra Bryant Morton is an independent biologist who settled in Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation in British Columbia, Canada to study wild orca (killer whales) in 1984. Morton made her home in Echo Bay – a community without roads, electricity or stores. In 1987 salmon farms moved into the region. Morton has been lobbying and creating awareness around the plight of the salmon and the ecosystems that are being devastated by commercial salmon farming. Farmed Salmon & Health Implications Farmed salmon eat wild fish, ground up and compressed into food pellets. Norwegian farmed salmon: In 2013, a Norwegian pediatrician, Anne-Lise Bjørke Monsen went public with concerns that Norwegian farmed salmon contained many dangerous toxins that posed a threat to the health of babies. Impact On Seals & Whales Harbour seals have learned how to catch farmed salmon. Pollution Salmon farmers are one of the few farmers that never shovel their manure. Politics Sources (1)

Home Remedies Help Restore Your Health After Eating GMO Foods There have been various reports on and in the mainstream media concerning the side effects of consuming food that has been genetically modified. Symptoms ranging from digestive and reproductive disorders to liver failure, internal bleeding and immune system dysfunction are being reported. A combination of home remedies, nutrition and homeopathic medicines may help restore your health. Homeopathic remedies Not all side effects from GMOs are physical. · Nux vomica supports the liver, for cleansing and rejuvenation. · Arsenicum album relieves acute cases of vomiting and diarrhea. · Rhus tox may help an individual who believes he has been poisoned by GMO foods he’s eaten. · Staphysagria may provide relief for someone experiencing a feeling of outrage over being subjected to the entire GMO takeover of the food system. · Gelsemium is indicated for someone who becomes anxious and fearful just thinking about what might happen as a result of eating genetically modified foods.