The case against genetically-engineered food crops grows stronger

While agricultural biotechnology corporations such as Monsanto continue to tout the benefits of genetically engineered food crops, scientific evidence is finally and perhaps irrefutably coming to light as to the harm it presents.

A report released last month – GMO Myths and Truths – offers a peer-reviewed body of scientific and other authoritative evidence of the hazards to health and the environment posed by genetically modified crops and organisms. The report came from two respected genetic engineers who strongly caution against the use of GM food and crops.

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Navitas Power Snacks – delicious superfoods made simple

Antioxidant-rich superfoods may help you live longer, healthier lives

Finding good quality snacks can be a challenge.

Narrowing things down to foods with ingredients that are considered “superfoods” helps. Broadly defined, these are unprocessed foods that help you lead a healthy lifestyle – that may help maintain or reduce your weight, fight illness or disease and maybe even live longer.

There are those who swear by raw foods, a group I’m not necessarily one of. But after trying Navitas Naturals Blueberry Hemp Superfood Power Snack, I’m at least partially leaning that direction.

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De Odor Works – a safe, effective alternative to deodorants

Some studies have linked deodorants containing parabens and aluminum to breast cancer

In recent studies, the ingredients in deodorants and beauty products have been linked to breast cancer. Deodorants are known to contain aluminum and some brands still contain parabens, which can bind with estrogen in cells. These have been found to sometimes stimulate breast cancer cells and are perhaps even linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Although the National Cancer Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health, has reported that they “are not aware of any conclusive evidence linking the use of underarm antiperspirants or deodorants and the subsequent development of breast cancer,” it is still  useful to know that there is an effective and safer alternative available.

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