After Prop. 37…

Prop. 37’s defeat was a disappointment to those of us who value the right to know and who care about the quality of our food, our health and the environment. It remains up to us to do our homework, ask questions and stay informed so we can make good choices while shopping. One of the […]

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The Future of Food

Heading toward next week’s election and the vote on GMO labeling here in California, a documentary worth watching again: Previously This post was originally published on https://theholisticdentist.wordpress.com

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The Right to Know If It’s GMO

A slightly different version of this post was first published on Know Thy Health. Used with permission. Here in California, Big Ag, Big Food and other GMO backers continue to assault us with their anti-Prop. 37 propaganda. prop·a·gan·da, n. 1. The systematic propagation of a doctrine or cause or of information reflecting the views and […]

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On the Latest “Organics Are No Better for You” Story…

Notice any headlines this week that looked like this?: Since news of the study broke, a lot of excellent commentary has already been published about it and the way much mainstream media chose to spin it. So rather than sound like a broken record, here’s a sample of key points, followed by an article I […]

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Fighting Gum Disease with Food

We’ve long known that periodontal (gum) disease is a major problem here in the US, but now a study just published in the Journal of Dental Research puts it into numbers. And they’re not pretty. One of every two adults over 30 has some form of gum disease. Among seniors, it’s about 7 in 10. […]

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GMO Politics

  An opinion piece by Howard Straus (via the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service): The Battle over Genetically Modified Organisms Controversy over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) has been increasing in intensity. Cases in point: Depending on which poll, and how the question is asked, between 75% and 95% of Americans believe that foods containing GMOs ought […]

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About All That Sugar…

  You can read Dr. Lustig’s important paper “The Toxic Truth about Sugar” here. This post was originally published on https://theholisticdentist.wordpress.com

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Acid-Alkaline Balance

A guest post, by Dr. Christina Grant In the field of holistic and natural health, we often hear that a body in an alkaline state is better than one that is too acidic. What we actually want, though, is a balance between the two. A person’s level of acidity is determined by pH, or potential […]

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No Nutritional Value, yet Power to Undermine Your Health

Via Orthomolecular Medicine News Service Toxic Sugar Editorial by Robert G. Smith, PhD A recent article in the prestigious journal Nature explains that sugar, especially fructose, widely available in soft drinks and other processed foods, is responsible for many serious non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, and liver failure [1,2]. One of […]

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Nearly 1 Million Signatures: CA GMO Labeling Law Heads for the Ballot

Good news this week, via the California Right to Know campaign: Supporters celebrated as the California Right to Know campaign filed 971,126 signatures for the state’s first-ever ballot initiative to require labeling of genetically engineered foods. The huge signature haul is nearly double the 555,236 signatures the campaign needs to qualify for the November ballot. […]

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