Tag Archives: GMO

Candy Overload

Kids Love Candy We all know what October means for kids…Candy Overload. Kids (actually everyone) love candy, so what could be harmful about that? In the past, I’ve focused on how detrimental the artificial ingredients are in candy. Add to that the sugar content and you have a recipe for disaster. October is Non-GMO Month […]

New Rules For Food

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new rules, which will cut the time needed to approve biotech crops in half. What now takes an average of three years, will be cut to about 13 months for new versions of already existing crop technologies. Monsanto (the world leader in genetically modified [GM] seeds) and other […]

Protect Our Food Supply

Protect Our Food Supply from Manufactured Crises This food safety bill proposes REAL safety for our food supply. The contamination and cross-pollination of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will destroy our food supply if something isn’t done. Following is a press release concerning the bill: Washington, Dec 9 Press Release Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today announced […]

Have a Natural Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only days away. If you want to have a “Natural Thanksgiving” now is the time to think about it. A natural Thanksgiving sounds easy enough, but it takes some forethought. For the last 30 years, our Thanksgivings have been as natural (chemical free) as possible. Most Thanksgiving dinners are loaded with ingredients the Pilgrims […]

Geneticallly Engineered Food Labeling

Why are Genetically Engineered (GE) foods NOT labeled in the US? We label everything, so why is it a secret if food has been genetically modified? Supporters of organic foods have petitioned the US government for mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods. This is from Just Label It: “Genetically engineered (GE) foods, also referred to […]

GMOs Dangerous For Kids

October: First Ever Non-GMO Month 10-10-10 is Non-GMO Day “A genetically modified organism (GMO) or genetically engineered organism (GEO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques…This DNA is then transferred into an organism, giving it modified or novel genes.”…Wikipedia Thirty countries around the world, including Australia, Japan, and all […]

Fast Food Equivalent to Heroin?

“Childhood Obesity Break the Habit” is a new controversial PSA by Precinct Studios. This shocking ad is getting quite the buzz on the Internet. It’s intended to bring awareness to the childhood obesity crisis. The ad is melodramatic and disturbing as it depicts a mom helping her kid shoot up drugs and likens it to […]

Food Allergies in Kids on the Rise

What if after taking a bite of peanut butter and jelly sandwich or sipping a glass of milk you were vomiting, gasping for breath and/or desperately scratching hives? For some children with food allergies, that reality can be life threatening. A food allergy is an abnormal response to a food triggered by the immune system. […]

Franken Foods

It’s October and you’re sure to see kids in scary costumes. Frankenstein’s monster is a perennial. A young scientist, Frankenstein, created a living man from various corpses he’s stolen from morgues and graveyards. The monster eventually turns on his creator and causes the death of Frankenstein’s family and friends. The latest food experiment began in […]

The Picky Eater and ADD/ADHD

I’m often asked by moms how to begin to improve their families’ diets. Just the other day, the question came up again. This time it was from a mom with a six-and-a-half year old daughter with ADHD. Having a child with ADD/ADHD, who is a picky eater, initially takes more work. You may have a child self-limiting the kinds of […]