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The Furor Over Frankenfoods – Do You Worry About Eating Genetically Modified Foods? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 12 Dec 2012 9:06am Do you like scary movies? Whether it is due to a bad experience with The Changeling (not the Angelina Jolie version but the really old 80′s one) or just an overactive imagination (seriously, we watched it for an 8th grade birthday party and the front door blew open the exact same moment the front door in the movie slammed open – clear ... Read on »
Genetically Modified Foods - Free Lebanon by Paty M Posted Tue 09 Jul 2013 9:25am Genetically modified foods are a hot topic now. They are found in many food products sold in the Lebanese market and have become quite controversial. What are GMOs? Are they healthy or do they increase the risk of diseases? In which foods are they found and what can we do about it... Many questions cross our minds when GMOs are involved! ... Read on »
Most Americans Eat Genetically Engineered Foods Daily by Sean D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Oct 2012 9:49am Genetically engineered food s are everywhere on supermarket shelves. This is because some of the most common ingredients found in processed foods are genetically modified . From corn syrup to sugar, Americans regularly eat GMO foods and don’t know it. According to the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG), Americans eat almo ... Read on »
Solving the National Health Care Crisis With Real Food by DrSharada Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 9:51am Can we really solve the national health care crisis with these two simple words: Real Food? I don't believe I'm oversimplifying things to say that we can make a huge dent in improving public health by supporting and encouraging a return to eating real food. By real food I mean identifiable, beautiful, natural, unadulterated and easy to pronounc ... Read on »
Day 26: Stage Two: Avoiding Highly Allergenic Foods by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 4:26pm Okay, my lovelies. We’re at Day 26 and it’s Friday the 13th. I admit. It’s been a hellish day for me. The kind where the carpet of life just whips itself out from underneath you and you’re left there stunned with sore buns. *ouch* Let’s talk about detox, instead, shall we? First of all, I want to congratulate you. You’re almost a third ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Genetically-Modified Wheat: Exploring the Possibility by Miranda Jade Turbin Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 6:42pm     A biotechnology conference is convening in Germany exploring the possibility of genetic varieties of wheat without gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, raising concerns in the gluten-free community. While proponents of biotechnology consider the prospect of gluten-free wheat a   potential solution to those suffering from celiac ... Read on »
Genetically modified foods: good news, bad news by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 1:25pm The National Research Council has a new study out evaluating the benefits of GM (Genetically Modified) foods: Impact of Genetically Engineered Crops on Farm Sustainability in the United States .  The blurb about the book gives the good and bad news (which is which depends on how you interpret it): Since genetically engineered (GE) crops w ... Read on »
The Furor Over Frankenfoods - Hype or Legitimate Horror? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 5:32pm Do you like scary movies? Chalk it up to a bad experience with The Changeling (not the Angelina Jolie version but the really old 80's one) or just an overactive imagination but I normally stay as far away from the scary stuff as possible. The other night however, I found myself parked in front of my computer glued to the scariest movie I've se ... Read on »
MRU's Body of Knowledge Lecture Series with Dr. Weil - Part 2 by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted Sun 09 Oct 2011 12:36pm In my last post about  Dr. Weil's visit  to the MRU Body of Knowledge Series, I summed up the flaws in our health care system, as seen by  Weil . Although a very interesting perspective on our past, present and future challenges in health care, I was most looking forward to the nutrition part of the lectures, and Weil didn't disappoint. ... Read on »
Genetically Modified Foods: Breeding Uncertainty by Environmental Health Posted Sun 31 Jul 2005 9:00pm Genetically Modified Foods: Breeding Uncertainty Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »