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GM vs. non-GM corn

August 25, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  People are talking about genetically modified (GM) foods and glyphosate, the ingredient in Roundup® that is used to kill weeds, which has been added to GM foods. But many people do not know that genetic modification is also making our modern food less nutritious than it used to be. Recently, […]

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Purple corn — a powerful antioxidant

January 20, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Among all the various colors of corn in the world — white, yellow, red, purple, brown, green and blue — a purple corn has been cultivated in South America for thousands of years. Generally grown in Peru, purple corn (frequently referred to as blue corn) is one of nature’s richest […]

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What we need to know about genetically engineered foods

December 13, 2012

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by Rose Montana —  Food derived from genetically engineered (GE) crops entered the U.S. food supply sometime after 1996, the year in which the first GE crops were planted. Chemical companies, including Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and BASF, that produce these never-before-in-the-history-of-planet-Earth organisms have succeeded in keeping most consumers in the dark regarding genetically modified organisms […]

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The Trojan Horse of today

December 6, 2012

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by Christopher Knight —  The Greeks and the Trojans were locked in a harsh war. Both sides longed for a final end to it. The Greeks had been attacking the city of Troy for 10 years. The Trojans were fighting for survival, but the Greeks were determined to win the war. Finally, the Greeks realized […]

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The sweet and savory flavor of cornmeal

August 21, 2012

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by Dorothy Krupnick —  Cornmeal, called polenta, corn meal mush or grits, is a versatile, gluten-free grain best served with vegetables, cheese and eggs for a savory dish or with fruit for desserts. Cornmeal, or maize as it was called in its original corn kernel state, was cultivated by the Native American Indians for more […]

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10 ways to clean GMOs out of your home

August 11, 2012

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by Courtney Pineau —  Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are plants or animals created through the gene-splicing techniques of biotechnology. These are organisms that would never occur naturally. Many health risks are associated with GMOs, but I keep them out of my home because I have no interest in feeding my family experimental foods. The studies […]

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GE sugar is here

July 19, 2012

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Genetically engineered (GE) sugar will soon be in your cereal, drinks, ice cream and sugar bowl. This unnatural product will harm your body sooner than you think. American Crystal, a large Wyoming-based sugar company, that ironically has launched an “organic” line of sugar, and several other leading U.S. sugar providers have announced they will be […]

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Consumers fight “pink slime”

April 12, 2012

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by Lynn O’Neill It was all over the news in March 2012 — the outrage over pink slime, a substance used as filler in ground beef, also known as lean finely textured beef or LFTB. Pink slime is a concoction of scraps, connective tissue and other parts of the cattle that has been “sanitized” with […]

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Just say no to GMOs — what you need to know

April 12, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Genetically modified (GM) foods are derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are formulated in a laboratory where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another, in an attempt to obtain a desired characteristic or trait. Often referred to as Frankenfoods, GMOs are chemical-laden seeds that alter and disrupt […]

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Saturated fat — Let us tell the truth and get healthy

March 1, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent newsletter from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) examined different types of fats — which ones are naughty and which are nice. Unfortunately, the NIH flunked the assignment. No wonder the American public is famously overweight and chronically ill. The NIH writes: “Unsaturated fats are considered ‘good’ fats … […]

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Health updates: cold temperatures and fructose

February 27, 2012

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The following is new information on temperatures and sleeping, and fructose and human metabolism. Do cold temperatures improve sleep? A growing number of studies are finding that temperature regulation plays a role in many cases of chronic insomnia. Studies have found that, in general, the optimal temperature for sleep is quite cool, around 60 to […]

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Are symptoms related to foods?

February 25, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  At least 80 percent of my female clients complain of lower abdominal bloating, and 70 to 80 percent of male clientele report suffering from indigestion or chronic sinus issues. Did you know that the leading cause of obesity is food sensitivity, and 60 to 80 percent of the population is sensitive […]

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Should you avoid gluten?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Chances are you have heard about gluten and the benefits of eliminating it from your diet. But do you know what gluten is and why it is bad for your health? Gluten is a substance made up of the proteins found in wheat flour. Gluten is truly only found in […]

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