5 Most Common GMO Foods

By Morgan Chilson | May 29, 2015 A significant percentage of many food crops contain GMOs, or genetically modified organisms. As much as 80 percent of conventional food contains GMOs, according to the Non-GMO Project, and that can make it challenging to avoid these controversial products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in early May 2015 that it would begin certifying foods that are GMO-free through the Process Verified Program, and those foods will be labeled, NPR said. The Non-GMO …

Greenville moms launch organic baby food company

… in organic, locally sourced products that are as nutritious as they are tasty. Never underestimate the power of two moms working together. “The wheels started turning and we thought, wouldn’t it be great to be able to give kids the same level of nutrition that we are all striving for,” Gates says. It’s perhaps easiest to explain Harvest Moon products by explaining what they aren’t. They are not processed, they contain no preservatives or artificial flavors and they …

Farmers turn to GMO-free crops to boost income

… cornstarch and sugar cane for its original Cheerios. • Chipotle Mexican Grill, the rapidly growing taco and burrito chain, is working to eliminate GMOs from its ingredients. • And Whole Foods will require labeling of all products sold in its U.S. and Canadian stores by 2018 to indicate whether they contain genetically modified ingredients. To finish reading this article, please click on this link: via Farmers turn to GMO-free crops to boost income. …

Will Going Organic Help You Lose Weight?

… to go organic, however, is ultimately up to you. More Nutrients, Better Weight? While experts have debated for years whether organic foods really are more nutritious than their conventionally raised counterparts, last year a British Journal of Nutrition review of 343 studies concluded that on average, organic foods (both crops and packaged foods derived from those crops, like bread) contain higher concentrations of antioxidants than conventionally grown foods. That’s because, while an organic …

Oxygen absorbing material may allow us to breathe underwater

… to leave the oxygen tanks at home and instead get oxygen from this material as it ‘filters’ and concentrates oxygen from surrounding air or water. A few grains contain enough oxygen for one breath, and as the material can absorb oxygen from the water around the diver and supply the diver with it, the diver will not need to bring more than these few grains.” Using x-ray diffraction techniques to peer inside the atomic arrangement of the material when it had been filled with …