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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 90’s 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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9:33PM PDT on Jul 19, 2014

Thanks for this information, plus good comments:)

3:34AM PDT on Jul 17, 2014

Thank you .

1:45PM PDT on Jul 10, 2014

Time to ear Organic Raw food !

9:47AM PDT on Jul 9, 2014

thanks for sharing

12:21PM PDT on Jun 29, 2014

I either use real organic butter, which is so good for healing the entire GI tract, or coconut oil, since it's the only oil that doesn't promote inflammation; hasn't been GMO'd so far, and doesn't go rancid quickly as the others do.

2:43AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

Six pages to wade through! I thought Care2 had stopped this annoying practice.

11:14PM PDT on Jun 2, 2014

how to tell which zucchini and which squash?

10:45AM PDT on Jun 2, 2014

oils ant oils

7:47AM PDT on Jun 2, 2014

Thanks , i use olive oil and that is what i am sticking with .

4:26AM PDT on May 31, 2014

The key phrase ( page 2 ):" The main point to remember is that as it stands, in the United States a food can be labeled 100% natural even if it contains GM ingredients."

In Europe these things are banned.

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