If you are slightly confused about what the difference is between “organic” and “local”, you are not alone.
Let me first state that I have neither a Democratic agenda nor a Republican agenda.
I have an organic agenda.
So, whomever is in the White House matters a great deal because of the support, or lack of support, that our president will give to the organic industry.
Despite his campaign promise in 2007 to label GMOs, President Obama has failed to live up to this pledge and has betrayed organic advocates from the very beginning.
The evidence as to why people should choose organic over conventional just keeps rolling in.
In a brand new study just published by researchers at Newcastle University in England, it was found that organic fruits, vegetables, and grains contained higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides compared to the same conventionally-grown food.
Some details of the study include: Read More »
Here are a few things that we know.
1) In its pioneering testing several years ago, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) identified up to 493 chemicals in Americans of all ages, including 287 industrial chemical pollutants found in the cord blood of 10 babies born in 2004.
So, from the time we are in the womb of our mother, our body is flooded with synthetic toxins.
2) Even though this EWG data was collected a decade ago, not much has changed since then, in terms of our exposure to chemicals. Read More »