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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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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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Health updates: Marinating meat and genetically modified

March 5, 2012

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The following is new information regarding reducing levels of cancer-causing chemicals in meat and the meaning of the stickers on our produce. Marinating meat in beer or wine reduces cancer-causing chemicals Marinating steak in beer or wine before cooking it dramatically reduces levels of chemicals that can cause cancer. Beer is more effective than wine […]

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Unlabeled GMO salmon debated

February 25, 2012

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Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies is producing a salmon in a contained fresh water culture facility that grows twice as fast as conventional salmon. The company takes a growth gene from Chinook salmon and a “promoter” gene from another fish called ocean pout to the promoter gene turns on the Chinook salmon growth gene, according to John […]

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Labeling tricks the food industry hopes you never figure out

February 24, 2012

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Most of us have the best of intentions when it comes to our food choices. But unless we all learn to read each entire food ingredient label, we will never have a true idea of what we are really purchasing, eating or supporting with our dollars. As it turns out, most of what is on […]

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Lifting the cloud of depression

February 23, 2012

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by Gracelyn Guyol —  In 2002, within 48 hours of taking three milligrams of fish oils daily, my life-long bouts with depression vanished. It was the thrilling finale to my search for a natural solution to bipolar disorder. Nineteen million people suffer from depression in the United States. Major depression is the leading cause of […]

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