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USDA study decrees that money is wasted on organic eggs

August 16, 2012

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According to a recent USDA study of organic versus factory eggs, you are wasting your money purchasing anything other than conventional grocery store eggs since there is no difference in terms of their fat and protein content. However, the USDA study was flawed. The study, “Physical Quality and Composition of Retail Shell Eggs,” published in […]

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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: Organic groceries and tests on pesticide chemicals

February 28, 2012

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The following is new information regarding saving money on organic groceries and the EPA mandating tests on endocrine disruptors. Saving money on organic groceries According to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental research firm, the fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticide residue and should be replaced with organically grown are: peaches, apples, […]

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Health updates: Sucralose and bad habits

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding sucralose and a new study on how bad habits can affect the aging of our bodies. The “other” sweetener that is made from sugar, but is closer to the pesticide DDT Researchers recently investigated sucralose (Splenda®) to see if it could reduce hunger and keep blood sugar steady. They […]

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Monsanto’s corn is toppling over

February 23, 2012

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As the summer growing season draws to a close, 2011 is emerging as the year of the superinsect — the year that pests officially developed resistance to Monsanto’s genetically engineered, bug-killing corn. In late July 2011, Iowa scientists documented the existence of corn rootworms — ravenous pests that attack the roots of corn plants, even […]

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