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

8 Depressing Facts About Pesticides

Unless you’re living a completely organic lifestyle off in the woods somewhere, pesticides are something you’re probably exposed to on a daily basis. Not only are they sprayed on our food, they’re permeating the air we breathe and infiltrating the water we drink. What can you do about it? Well, if nothing else, you can … Continue reading 8 Depressing Facts About Pesticides

6 Facts About Pesticides That Will Make You Angry

Many Americans recognize pesticides are a serious problem and are linked to all sorts of health problems. As if getting sick isn’t bad enough, let’s take a look at a few facts about pesticides that’ll simply make you angry. 1. Pesticides Have Completely Ruined Strawberries Toxic pesticides like fumigants are used on all strawberries—even organic! These poisons are … Continue reading 6 Facts About Pesticides That Will Make You Angry

Parkinson’s Disease: Could Pesticides Be a Cause?

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a movement disorder that generally impairs speech and motor skills and is characterized by tremors and muscular rigidity. There is still a lot to learn about the symptoms and effects of Parkinson’s disease, but recently, a new study concluded with interesting results. How Is Parkinson’s Disease Contracted? There are many forms … Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease: Could Pesticides Be a Cause?

Health Benefits of Sporopollenin

What is Sporopollenin? The outer walls of spores and pollen grains is tough and, chemically, very stable. This causes it to be well preserved in sediments and soils. One of the most significant compounds of the cell wall is a substance known as Sporopollenin. The exact chemical composition of sporopollenin is of significant interest. The … Continue reading Health Benefits of Sporopollenin

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

The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid (Video)

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 biggest questions I get in my inbox every single day is, “How do I avoid GMOs … Continue reading The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid (Video)

4 Toxins That Are Destroying Your Gut Health

Many people don’t realize just how important gut bacteria is for their health. Your gut is home to over one trillion bacteria, and in order to keep things running smoothly those bacteria need to stay healthy. But, there are many, many things out there that can upset gut balance. 4 Toxins That Destroy Gut Health Your … Continue reading 4 Toxins That Are Destroying Your Gut Health

Do You Know What’s In Your Candy?

There’s a reason that people are searching for, buying and growing organic produce. It’s a matter of good health and supporting a clean and GREEN environment. People are finally learning the truth, that genetically modified foods are dangerous. These genetically modified foods that chemists are “designing” are not tested over any significant length of time. They are … Continue reading Do You Know What’s In Your Candy?

GMOs, Pesticides, and the Mega Corporations Behind Your Food

We all pretty much know GMOs should not be taken lightly, and a new documentary from VICE on HBO is showing just how damaging they can be to our health and the environment at large. There are no long-term studies on the effects of GMOs to health or our environment, and simply labeling them as safe and … Continue reading GMOs, Pesticides, and the Mega Corporations Behind Your Food