5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

IF YOU CAN’T CONVINCE THEM, CONFUSE THEM – Harry Truman The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of harm) of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in our diet misses the obvious. The average American increased their consumption of HFCS (mostly from sugar sweetened drinks and processed food) from zero to over 60 pounds … Continue reading 5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

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What’s a PLU Code? How to Shop for Organic Produce

Source: What’s a PLU Code? How to Shop for Organic Produce by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If eating healthy and nutritious food is important to you, then you need to know exactly how to tell the difference between organically grown and conventionally grown produce. One way is by knowing how to read price … Continue reading What’s a PLU Code? How to Shop for Organic Produce

Genetically Modified Foods: Why You Should Avoid Them

It’s just as concerning as it sounds. Scientists have introduced into plants and animals, new, scientifically manipulated or chosen, genetic material, to advance and suppress traits as they see fit. The products are genetically modified foods. From as early as the 70’s, scientists have been genetically manipulating crops. Scientists used these soil bugs along with other … Continue reading Genetically Modified Foods: Why You Should Avoid Them

Is the UK Conducting Secret Crop Trials Using Genetically Modified Foods?

Source: Is the UK Conducting Secret Crop Trials Using Genetically Modified Foods? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  I have been thoroughly impressed with Europe’s intentions to place strict regulations on genetically modified foods, including outlawing genetically modified produce in general. Sadly, an article I recently read from the London Independent lead me to research … Continue reading Is the UK Conducting Secret Crop Trials Using Genetically Modified Foods?

Organic Tomatoes vs. Conventional Tomatoes

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Barcelona shows that organic tomatoes contain higher levels of phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes [1]. Phenolic compounds are organic molecules with proven human health benefits and are found in many vegetables. This further substantiates previous research by the UB’s Natural Antioxidant Group when they verified that organic tomato … Continue reading Organic Tomatoes vs. Conventional Tomatoes

How We Got from GMO Labeling to GMO Propaganda

Source: How We Got from GMO Labeling to GMO Propaganda by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  This past March, the Senate rejected a GMO-friendly bill that would’ve made clear GMO labeling optional for food producers and manufacturers. The bill, S. 2609, would’ve made GMO labeling a voluntary practice and prevented individual states from enacting their own legislation … Continue reading How We Got from GMO Labeling to GMO Propaganda

FDA Approves New GMO Foods Apples and Potatoes

Source: FDA Approves New GMO Foods Apples and Potatoes by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Genetically-modified food is one of the most controversial subjects today. Not only are regulations loose and manufacturers getting away with not labeling them, they’re being approved at an alarmingly swift rate without the appropriate long-term health assessment. The Food … Continue reading FDA Approves New GMO Foods Apples and Potatoes

GMO Foods Cause Gut Damage

Source: GMO Foods Cause Gut Damage by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Consumer concerns regarding pesticide contamination of commonly-consumed crops, like corn and wheat, have been voiced for decades. This, along with the rising issue of pesticide resistance of many common agricultural pests, has led scientists to develop genetically-altered crops that produce their own insecticides. These … Continue reading GMO Foods Cause Gut Damage

8 Shocking Facts About GMOs

Source: 8 Shocking Facts About GMOs by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Finding food that has not been genetically modified can be tricky. Unfortunately, the companies that produce GMOs have sold the public a box of rocks with the notion that GMOs are the answer to nature’s mistakes, namely pests, disease, and the natural spoiling process. … Continue reading 8 Shocking Facts About GMOs

The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid (Video)

Source: The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid (Video) by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  I recently sat down with Anthony Gucciardi of Natural Society to discuss the top 10 GMO foods you should avoid. Check it out! Video Transcript Anthony Gucciardi: I ’m here with Dr. Group, who is an expert on GMOs. One of the … Continue reading The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid (Video)