2021 “Dirty Dozen” List of Fruits & Vegetables

According to EWG, which publishes a “Dirty Dozen” list every year…here are the top 12 dirtiest fruits and vegetables for 2021 in order of dirtiest: Strawberries again top the list Spinach Kale, Collard & Mustard Greens Nectarines Apples Grapes Cherries Peaches Pears Bell & Hot Peppers Celery Tomatoes NOTE: A small amount of sweet corn,…

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Corporations Fighting Against GMO Labeling

According to Buycott — “On July 29, 2016, President Obama signed into law a bill that preempts Vermont’s GMO labeling law and substitutes a federal law that allows food companies to hide information about GMOs behind confusing QR barcodes. “The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its members, including Monsanto, spent nearly $400 million over the…

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8 Reasons GMOs are Bad for You

According to Organic Authority there are reasons to be concerned about GMO (genetically modified organism) foods. “Genetically engineered foods have not been proven to be safe, but the few studies conducted don’t look so hot. The organs of rats who ate genetically modified potatoes showed signs of chronic wasting, and female rates fed a diet…

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2020 Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ List

                    According to delish  Strawberries top the list of the ‘dirtiest’ fruit or vegetable in terms of pesticides, in 2020… Here is the 2020 Dirty Dozen: Strawberries Spinach Kale Nectarines Apples Grapes Peaches Cherries Pears Tomatoes Celery Potatoes The surprise this year, though was an entry…

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Glyphosate is Not Safe!

US Right to Know lists some of the findings as regards to recent studies linking diseases to glyphosate, such as: -Cancer -Endocrine disruption & infertility/reproductive concerns -Liver disease -Microbiome disruption -Harmful impact on bees and butterflies The Environmental Working Group reports that — “Despite years of outcry, the EPA has maintained that cancer-linked glyphosate is…

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Roundup Cancer Risk is Only One Danger

According to Bloomberg Online: “Chemicals giant Bayer AG is reeling after a jury awarded $2 billion in damages to people who say they contracted cancer after years of using Roundup, a popular weed killer manufactured by Bayer subsidiary Monsanto Co. Bayer probably won’t pay out the full $2 billion. But more than 10,000 further cases…

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GMOs & Gluten Disorders

Thinking of starting off the New Year pursuing better health? A new study supports the link between Roundup and gluten-related disorders, according to the Institute for Responsible Technology. “…evidence suggests that genetically modified foods, such as soy and corn, may help explain the recent explosion of gluten-related disorders, which now affect up to 18 million…

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In New Round of Tests, Monsanto’s Glyphosate Found in Oats

In New Round of Tests, Monsanto’s Glyphosate Found in Oats The latest from EWG by Olga Naidenko, Ph.D., senior science advisor, and Alexis Temkin, Ph.D., Toxicologist lists the Oat cereals that have high levels of glyphosate. Here’s the details: “Major food companies like General Mills continue to sell popular children’s breakfast cereals and other foods…

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Stay Healthy While Enjoying the Christmas Holidays

One of the pleasures of the Christmas holiday season is gathering together with family and friends…over food, right? And yet we all know how difficult it can be to not be tempted to either overeat, or eat things that are not the best for our health. However, we can maintain our healthy eating habits while at the…

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