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Urgent: Throw These Cooking Oils in the Trash

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The free Non-GMO Shopping Guide is a great resource to help you determine which food brands and processed food products are GM-free. Print it out for yourself, and share it with everyone you know. If you feel more ambitious you can order the Non-GMO Shopping Tips brochure in bulk, and bring them to the grocery stores in your area. Talk to the owner or manager and get permission to post them in their store.

Remember, 90 percent of the money Americans spend on food is spent on processed foods, which is a disaster for your health even if you’re buying “natural” processed foods.

And GM ingredients are only one reason for this many processed foods will also contain any number of other health hazards, including pesticides, antibiotics, hormone-disrupting chemicals, rancid fats, chemical additives, colors and preservatives, and an untold amount of other chemically-derived byproducts and toxins that may or may not claim to be “natural” on their labels.

The 9 Signs of Truly Natural Food

If a “natural” label claim is no measure of food quality, then what is? First and foremost, you’ll want to focus your purchases on items that have no labels at all namely fresh vegetables, preferably organic and locally grown. Grass-fed, organic meats and raw dairy products are also staples your family can safely invest in. To help you find organically grown, wholesome food in your area, check out these helpful resources:

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Dr. Mercola

Dr. Mercola has been passionate about health and technology for most of his life. As a doctor of osteopathic medicine, he treated many thousands of patients for over 20 years. In the mid 90s he integrated his passion for natural health with modern technology via the internet and developed a website, Mercola.com to spread the word about natural ways to achieve optimal health.

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8:26AM PST on Feb 3, 2015

Wow, just when I thought I knew it all, I keep learning more!

9:22AM PST on Jan 15, 2015

Thanks for sharing.

9:28PM PST on Jan 6, 2015

noted

5:10AM PST on Jan 5, 2015

Thanks for sharing

5:29AM PST on Jan 4, 2015

Ty

5:28AM PST on Jan 4, 2015

Ty

8:02PM PST on Jan 3, 2015

Labels should definitely be accurate, or what's the point, except to mislead on purpose.

1:06AM PST on Dec 12, 2014

Noted- thank you

6:22PM PST on Dec 11, 2014

I never use anything but coldpressed organic extra virgin olive oil or organic coconut oil to cook in. Fortunately we have very few gmo's in Australia and those are all clearly labelled as per our strict labelling laws


6:21PM PST on Dec 11, 2014

I never use anything but coldpressed organic extra virgin olive oil or organic coconut oil to cook in. Fortunately we have very few gmo's in Australia and those are all clearly labelled as per our strict labelling laws.

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