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What’s In Halloween Candy?

October 24, 2013

If you’re going to break away from a healthy diet and indulge in your favorite candy this Halloween, make sure you know what’s in it! Corn Syrup: Corn syrup, or corn sugar as the industry wants it known, is controversial because it’s high in fructose. More concretely, however, you should know that corn syrup generally […]

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There seems to be a consistent link between Parkinson’s Disease and pesticide exposure, although there are more factors to developing Parkinson’s than just pesticides. Generally, exposure to pesticides ups your risk by about 58%, but some pesticides could more than double your risk. And that’s not including other potential health hazards pesticides may present. While […]

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An extra provision into HR 933—a bill necessary for government to continue to flow financially—overrode judicial authority and allows Monsanto and other GMO producers to make, sell, and plant GM foods regardless of consequence. That means if it turns out that GM food is bad for us, causes disease, harms the environment, or whatever other […]

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Everyone’s talking about the stamp of environmental approval the FDA gave genetically modified salmon. It’s actually been approved for human consumption for a while—in fact, besides consumer distaste, there aren’t many US barriers to genetically modified meat. Criticisms include the fact that only 95% of the salmon are actually sterile—meaning one of the controls protecting […]

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Navigating Through GMO

May 31, 2012

Awareness of genetically modified foods is on the rise in the US, and although many countries ban GM foods outright, we’re nowhere close. Why? Our government has a close relationship with the producers of GMO, from campaign contributions and lobbyists to a revolving door (meaning that many government workers alternate their duties with working with, […]

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