How to Avoid GMOs

So what is all the fuss about GMOs? Should I avoid GMOs? GMOs are foods that take genes from one organism and transplant it into another organism. For example, strawberries easily freeze so a gene from a bacteria that tolerates freezing was transplanted into strawberries so they will survive in cold weather. The result is

Why is Organic Farming So Important?

When you purchase organic food for your table, you are doing much more than providing healthy food for you and your family. What is organic farming? The core principle of organic farming is to raise crops without the use of any synthetics. The National Organic Program (NOP) within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates

What You Must Know About GMOs

What You Must Know About GMOs

Whether we like it or not, GMOs are a part of the American dietary landscape and they are something we all need to become more informed about. And, and it turns out, learn to avoid. According to the Grocery Manufacturers Association, 70-80% of the food we eat in the United States, both at home and

GMOs and the Big Round Up

GMOs and the Big Round Up

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Whether we like it or not, GMOs are a part of the American dietary landscape and they are something we all need to become more informed about. According to the Grocery Manufacturers Association, 70-80% of the food we eat in the United States, both at home and away from home, contains

You Need to See Bought

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: If you’ve either been a friend or patient of mine for any amount of time, you know that I rarely recommend a movie. But this one is different. It’s not entertainment, but rather a very revealing look at how the future is being engineered for our children and grandchildren. The name