Archive for the 'GMO’s' Category

Feb 25 2018

Processed foods…are they all bad?

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Processed foods…are they all bad? Understanding the difference between highly processed vs. minimally processed food can make a difference in your health.    In a perfect world, we would only eat the freshest of foods straight from the land. In reality, most of us don’t have the luxury or time for that kind of lifestyle. […]

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Apr 02 2017

The whole corny truth.

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The corny truth. Don’t be fooled when it comes to GMO corn.  There’s a lot to love about corn! Roasted sweet corn goes hand in hand with summertime and back yard barbeques. It comes in a compact little package, so it is often roasted in the husk and sold at fairs and picnics. It is […]

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Mar 26 2017

GMO labeling laws…do they exist?

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GMO labeling laws…do they exist? Last year, Congress passed a bill requiring labeling, but is it enough?   Last July, Congress passed and President Obama signed a bill, which establishes a federal standard for labeling foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Within a few years, consumers will have access to tools that allow them to […]

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Mar 19 2017

Brands to avoid if you want to avoid GMOs.

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Brands to avoid if you want to avoid GMOs. Show your disapproval of GMOs by voting with your wallet. What can we eat? If you are trying to avoid GMOs, your options can be limited. You have to do your research and choose wisely. Gone are the days of skipping happily through the store throwing […]

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Mar 12 2017

Become aware of the Non GMO Alternatives

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Say No to GMOs and Yes to the Non-GMO Alternatives As Monsanto’s ownership of seed companies continues to grow, so must our awareness of non-GMO alternatives. In our theme of Buyer Beware, let’s look at one of the food goliaths that is taking over a good portion of our food supply. After researching more and […]

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Mar 05 2017

Consumers tricked again by food suppliers

Published by under GMO's,Organic

Consumers tricked again by food suppliers The agromafia in Italy passed off fake olive oil to the public, making billions.   Unfortunately, the public is repeatedly deceived by food suppliers. This continues to be an important topic of many of our blog posts in the hope of creating awareness. It is infuriating when we try […]

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Feb 26 2017

Seek organic whenever possible, but choose “the Dirty Dozen” first.

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Seek organic whenever possible, but choose “the Dirty Dozen” first. Some fruits and vegetables retain more pesticide residues than others. Know what they are so you can choose wisely.  Last week we looked at ten steps you can take in your daily diet to “clean up your act.” The idea is to take ten measures […]

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Nov 06 2016

Why are some Foods Banned in some Countries but allowed in Ours

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Foods banned in other countries allowed in ours. Reading labels is key to avoiding unwanted ingredients. Last week we covered the first part of a two part series on foods or additives banned in other countries, yet still permitted in the United States. Part one covered food dyes and color additives, genetically modified foods, Olestra […]

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Oct 30 2016

Are the foods you’re eating banned in other countries?

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Are the foods you’re eating banned in other countries? Know which foods and additives to avoid by looking at the “banned items” list from other countries. Over the last month, we have looked at the US food supply and what danger lurks unbeknownst to us.   Increasingly, consumers are becoming aware of what unwanted ingredients are […]

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Oct 23 2016

Our Soils have been Depleted of Vital Nutrients

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Depleted soils equal less nutritious vegetables. Vegetables grown in commercial soil today are not as healthy as years ago.1*   Did you know that the vegetables we eat today are not as nutritious as the ones eaten 100 years ago? A carrot is still a carrot, but the nutritional value has gone down as our […]

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