International bestselling author and filmmaker Jeffrey M. Smith is the executive director of the Institute for Responsible Technology and a leading spokesperson on the health dangers of GMOs. His books include Seeds of Deception and Genetic Roulette, and his films include Hidden Dangers in Kids’ Meals, Your Milk on Drugs—Just Say No!, and a new documentary due out in early [...]Read more ›
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Genetically modified foods are foods made from genetically modified organisms. A few weeks ago, California voters turned down Proposition 37, which would have required that GMO foods be labeled as such. Chemical companies and processed-food manufacturers heavily — and successfully — backed a campaign opposing the proposition. Nationwide, GMO crops are prevalent and efforts to label GMO foods have yet [...]Read more ›
Obesity* during pregnancy may increase chances for having a child with autism, provocative new research suggests. It’s among the first studies linking the two, and though it doesn’t prove obesity causes autism*, the authors say their results raise public health concerns because of the high level of obesity in this country. Study says women who were obese during pregnancy were [...]Read more ›
The CDC’s latest report on Autism says, “More children than ever before are being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Like the many families living with ASDs, CDC considers ASDs an important public health concern.” Autism rates have gone up by 25% in just two years. In fact, the latest CDC report marks a 78% increase since its first report [...]Read more ›
The underlying reason autism is often associated with gastrointestinal problems is an unknown, but new results to be published in the online journal mBio on January 10 reveal that the guts of autistic children differ from other children in at least one important way: many children with autism harbor a type of bacteria in their guts that non-autistic children do [...]Read more ›
Dr. Shauna Young is a believer in the words of German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer who related the three steps of truth: “First, it is ridiculed; “Second, it is vigorously opposed; “Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” Dr. Young has been living through the first two stages of that evolution with regard to her views on how diet can affect [...]Read more ›