Beware of GMO

Genetically Modified Organisms(GMOs) are the result of laboratory processes which artificially insert foreign genes into the DNA of food crops or animals. Those genes may come from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals or even humans. Although banned by food manufacturers in Europe and elsewhere, the FDA does not require any safety evaluations. Most Americans say they […]

Soy Alert

The following is from the Weston A. Price Foundation web site:

Confused About Soy?–Soy Dangers Summarized High levels of phytic acid in soy reduce assimilation of calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. Phytic acid in soy is not neutralized by ordinary preparation methods such as soaking, sprouting and long, slow cooking. High phytate diets have […]

Monsanto’s Roundup Dangers

Monsanto’s Roundup Triggers Over 40 Plant Diseases and Endangers Human and Animal Health    By Jeffrey M. Smith  

While visiting a seed corn dealer’s demonstration plots in Iowa last fall, Dr. Don Huber walked passed a soybean field and noticed a distinct line separating severely diseased yellowing soybeans on the right from healthy […]

Is All Milk The Same? (Nope!)

The milk in the dairy aisle may look alike but appearances can be deceiving. From the nutritional value to the impact on the environment and the welfare of the dairy animals, there are many variations. […]

Natural Sweeteners

Before recommending natural sweeteners I would like to share these excerpts from “Replacing Refined Sugars with Natural Sugars One Step At a Time” by Lori Lipinski. You can read the entire article on the Weston A Price Foundation web site:

“The average American now consumes 175 pounds of sugar per year! That’s 46 teaspoons a […]

Just Say No To Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved five artificial sweeteners as of August 2006: aspartame, saccharin, acesulfame-K, neotame, and sucralose.

Following are excerpts from the July-August 2006 FDA Consumer magazine:

Aspartame

Brand names include NutraSweet and Equal.

“The FDA first approved aspartame in 1981 as a tabletop sweetener, and for use in […]

Packed Food Health Claims

Terms like “heart healthy,” “good source of whole grain,” “may reduce the risk of heart disease” are intended to grab your attention and make you feel good about tossing the package into your shopping cart. But a closer look at the ingredients tells a different story. […]

Nutrition

Americans, young and old, are facing a myriad of problems including obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and depression. […]