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8 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Feminine Hygiene Products

What you don’t know about your pads and tampons may be hurting you.  Here are 8 things you need to know: 1.  Most pads and tampons contain dioxin residues from bleaching the cotton used to make the…

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Tumors Linked to Genetically-Modified Corn

In a study published in Food Chemical Toxicology, scientists at the University of Caen, Institute of Biology, in France found severe effects of Round-up tolerant genetically modified (GM) corn, even w…

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17 Essential Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Organic food was the only option for thousands of years.  Now, with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and genetically-modified foods, organic is still the best option.  Here are 17 reasons to eat or…

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Products You Thought Were GMO-Safe

They’re everywhere! Is no one safe?! By they, I mean genetically modified organisms (GMOs). And by everywhere, I seriously mean everywhere. Another surprising place unlabeled ingredients are showing u…

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Study Supports Eating Wheat, Despite the Gluten-Free Trend

As more Americans shun wheat in favor of gluten-free diets, a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, January 2013, gives insight into why giving up grains may not be the answer…

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Evict Monsanto!

It’s time to follow the lead of Hawaiians who are working to evict Monsanto from their land…and for good reason.  Monsanto and other corporations have been leasing land from schools for experimentatio…

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Shocking “Health” Companies to Avoid in 2013

When it comes to what you put in your body I believe you have a right to know.  That includes when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are found in foods you might be eating.  After all, GM foods in…

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6 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified foods (commonly known as GMOs) are increasingly linked to immune disorders and many other health problems so it’s no surprise that more and more people are trying to avoid them.  …

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What Makes Food “Natural” Anyway?

Last summer I made cheese. I did this, while donning a hairnet and wearing a lab coat in a very well-regulated facility, with an expert cheese maker never more than three feet away. All of the milk we…

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Why a Failed GMO Ballot Measure Still Matters

So Prop 37 failed. California won't be labeling GMOs. On election night, my reaction to this news was extreme disappointment. How could voters actually elect to keep themselves uninformed? I just didn…

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