What Foods Should I Avoid to Keep GMOs Off Our Plates?

Ina Denburg, March 23rd, 2014 We are concerned about GMOs in our diet. Can you tell me which foods I should avoid to keep GMOs out of our pantry and off our plates?” The five foods you most need to concern yourself with if you want to steer clear of GMO foods are : Soy […]

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BEWARE – If you don’t see it…it’s (most likely) there!

In the first few days post election, following the defeat of California’s Proposition 37 (the ballot initiative that would have required mandatory labeling of Genetically Engineered Food), I too, felt defeated. While the grass roots effort to raise consumer GMO awareness was substantial (the vote was 5,456,051 in favor, 5,990,280 against*), we lost Round One […]

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It’s 2012, welcome to your GMOcery!

“Ladies and Gentlemen, step right up, our GMOcery tour is about to begin. That’s right, get on board our corn-fueled trolley car; it’s a big store, no need to walk. Help yourself to our delicious-nutritious-vitamin-enhanced water drinks found in Aisle 9 and, please, get comfortable and enjoy the tour!” “Yes we live in a marvelous […]

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Liquid Liers

Water, water everywhere, but not a drop we drink – unless it: is flavored, colored, sweetened, pumped with “nutrient enhancement through vitamins,” antioxidants, electrolytes; promises replenishment from my hard sweaty workout, energy, hydration, power, performance or immune protection; and comes in a sexy or techno-looking bottle. I am still in the middle of a typical supermarket. […]

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Oasis in aisle 6 – the life saving legumes

While the interior aisles of an average supermarket are filled with rows and rows of mostly junk processed non-foods, there is one aisle I want to make a fuss over. For the sake of discussion I will categorically refer to it as “aisle 6,” the oasis of the inner supermarket. This is where lifesaving legumes lie; awaiting the kudos […]

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My Plate vs. My Supermarket

It’s a fixed food fight! Last Thursday (June 2), in her ongoing efforts to campaign against obesity in America, Michelle Obama unveiled a new, simpler visual image of what most American consumers need to be reminded of: what a healthful diet looks like on their plate. It’s called MyPlate and here’s a picture of it. Woo Hoo, thank goodness […]

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