If you thought that buying organic fruits and vegetables was a waste of money, you might want to think again. Test results released by the FDA have shown the presence of a neurotoxic pesticide known as chlorpyrifos in samples taken from more than 300 different foods.
A team of scientists from Imperial College London pulled together all the world’s available population studies that document fruit and vegetable intake. The ninety-five studies included two million people. Their findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, suggest that disease has an inverse relationship with nutrition.
In an era when surgeons in the UK are performing a record number of diabetic ulcer-related amputations, the growth in sales of organic foods is outstripping the sales growth of all conventional foods, a good trend.
Think government agencies are protecting your food supply? Check out this story of the Monsanto lawyer who influences what Americans eat, starting from being a lawyer FOR Monsanto to becoming a top official at the FDA, the institution that is supposed to protect our food supply.
From Dr. Greger’s best selling book, How Not to Die, he centers his recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of all the things he tries to fit into his daily routine. Great way to eliminate the bad, and make sure to fit in all the good stuff to stay healthy.
John from http://www.okraw.com shares with you his 10 reasons why you should not buy conventionally grown produce. Conventional produce is also known as non-organic produce. Learn why choosing organic is the best choice.
One serving of orange carrots will provide about 210 percent of the average daily recommended allowance (RDA) of vitamin A. Your body cannot manufacture beta-carotene, so you have to get it from your diet, and carrots contain some of the highest levels.