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New Form of GMO Sneaking Into Food Supply This Year

Posted April 18, 2014
Within 50 years we could have more life forms invented in a lab than we have ever identified in nature.” – Fidelity Investments  “This year [Evolva] will release a product that has been created by genetically modified yeast that converts sugars to vanillin. It will be the first major synthetic-biology food additive to hit supermarkets.” - Nature.com  Read more. 

The Powerful Healing Effects of Wheatgrass

Posted April 18, 2014
 How can wheatgrass juice actually reverse disease? Due to its high concentration of chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes – this superfood effectively cleans the colon, detoxifies the liver and purifies the blood. Naturally, as a result of cleansing, the body will feel less sick – as symptoms simply fade away.  Read more.

Dr. Weil Adds Kale and More to UA Hospital Menu

Posted April 16, 2014
Dr. Andrew Weil has yet to open one of his True Food Kitchen restaurants in Tucson, but his dishes will now be available at a venue previously unknown for culinary prowess — the hospital.  Read more.

Something Else You Should Know about Your Milk

Posted April 16, 2014
Growth hormones, antibiotics, and over-pasteurization are not the only potential problems with the milk for sale in your store.  Read more.

Wal-Mart to Rollout Organic Food at ‘Non-Organic Prices’

Posted April 15, 2014
On April 10, retail giant Wal-Mart announced a plan to offer packaged organic foods at prices comparable to their non-organic equivalents. The announcement is seen as an attempt by the company to expand its price-undercutting strategies into the organic market.  Read more.

GMO Pushers and The Art of War

Posted April 15, 2014
In The Art of War the famous strategist Sun Tzu writes, “The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”  Sun Tzu could write a whole new chapter about Monsanto and the other pushers of genetically modified foods, or GMO.  Read more.

Toxic Combo of Roundup and Fertilizers Blamed for Tens of Thousands of Deaths

Posted April 15, 2014
The public’s appreciation of the toxicity of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup—is still limited, despite highly damning research being published.  The fact that Monsanto marketed Roundup as “environmentally friendly” and “biodegradable” probably has a lot to do with this general lack of insight.  Read more.

Sri Lanka Bans Monsanto’s Roundup

Posted April 14, 2014
Sri Lanka is the first country to restrict the use of the herbicide glyphosate, an ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup. The ban will not be absolute, according to the Sunday Times, but instead the government will restrict the use of the herbicide in areas where cases of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are prevalent.  Read more.

Russia Bans Importing GMO Products

Posted April 14, 2014
This past weekend I had the opportunity to hear Jeffrey Smith from the Institute for Responsible Technology speak. The first thing he announced was that Russia banned the imports of GMOs. As you can imagine, he was very happy to see that Russia is taking a stand against genetically modified (GMO) foods., as was I. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told a congress of deputies on Saturday that the country will no longer import GMO products, according to U.S. based Russian news site, rt.comRead more.

New Study Proves Saturated Fat Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Posted April 14, 2014
For many years the prevailing thought among the majority of health care professionals was that saturated fats promoted, if not caused, heart disease. We have been fed this line now for the past five decades. We’ve heard it so many times that we just assume that there is a mountain of evidence to back it up. However, the evidence has been sorely lacking. In fact, many studies have refuted this theory, but since these studies go contrary to the popular medical belief, they are generally ignored and forgotten.  Read more.

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