EWG experts give the run down on the difference between pesticides (or pest control) used in conventional farming and organic farming. USDA testing consistently finds toxic pesticides on conventionally grown produce. One of the benefits of organic food is limited pesticide intake. Learn more about which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticides with our … Continue reading Organic vs Conventional Pesticides
There's a growing segment of the population who are shopping for natural, chemical-free products, out of concern that long term exposure to small traces of common chemicals, can be dangerous. The leader of an advocacy group says the problem is real and probably more dangerous than people think. These are products we all use every … Continue reading Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Common Products
"There is no cancer in normal metabolism," wrote Max Gerson, M.D. ( 1881-1959). A pioneer of what is today known as nutritional metabolic therapy, the German-born physician, who lived in the United States for twenty-three years, believed that cancer cannot occur unless the functions of the liver, the pancreas, and the immune system as well … Continue reading What is Gerson Therapy?
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
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
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 (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?
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
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Barcelona shows that organic tomatoes contain higher levels of phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes . 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
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)