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The purpose of this blog is to bring about awareness of the hidden dangers in the food we are consuming and the foods that we are feeding our families, and provide ways to protect our children from these dangers.

Organic Corn vs. GMO Corn – An Experiment

By Sarah Olson | Dec 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

According to a 2012 report called the Corn Comparison Report, GMO corn has 14 parts per million (ppm) of calcium while non-GMO corn has 6130 ppm, 437x more. GMO corn has 2 ppm of magnesium while non-GMO corn has 112 ppm, 56x more. GMO corn has 2 ppm of manganese while non-GMO corn has 14…

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The Fruit Juice Lies – How You Are Conned

By Sarah Olson | Nov 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

CONTAINS FRUIT JUICE This simply means there is some portion of fruit juice contained in the product, typically “some drink.” The manufacturer is putting this on the packaging to attempt to pass it off as some sort of healthy product because it has fruit juice. The problem is that it could be a minuscule amount…

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“Natural Flavors” – What Does It Mean?

By Sarah Olson | Aug 2, 2016 | 2 Comments

It is a typical day, and you are grocery shopping. Your goal is to feed your family healthy food. You’ve become an ingredient reader, and you care about what goes into the bodies of your family. You notice that most of the packages you pick up say “natural flavors” and this makes you feel good…

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What Does the Label “Natural” Mean?

By Sarah Olson | Jul 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

“The word ‘natural’ helps sell $40 billion worth of food in the U.S. and the label means nothing.” -GMOInside.org Have you seen a lot of foods labeled as “natural” or “all-natural” in the store lately? You aren’t alone. It sounds good and makes you feel good when you buy it. Many people think this means…

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Certified Humane – What Does It Mean on a Label?

By Sarah Olson | Jun 17, 2016 | 2 Comments

Certified Humane, overseen by Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), is an international non-profit certification. HFAC is dedicated to improving the lives of farm animals in food production from the time of birth, slaughter, packaging and shipment. The main goal of this program is to improve the lives of farm animals by driving consumer demand for…

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What is GRAS – Generally Recognized As Safe?

By Sarah Olson | May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to the FDA, GRAS is an acronym for the phrase Generally Recognized As Safe. It means that any substance intentionally added to food is a food additive, subject to premarket review and approval by FDA, unless the substance is generally recognized among qualified experts as having been shown to be safe for its intended…

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What Are GMOs and How Do They Affect Your Health?

By Sarah Olson | Apr 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose DNA or genetic makeup has been altered. GMOs include bacteria, fish, insects, plants, and even mammals. Scientists have been modifying or engineering the genetic makeup of our food supply for at least two decades to add new traits to a species or remove or suppress natural…

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Pesticides: What You Don’t Know Could Kill You

By Sarah Olson | Mar 11, 2016 | 2 Comments

The definition of what constitutes organic food and what doesn’t is pretty straight forward. But you can’t have a conversation about organic foods or understand why you should eat them without discussing pesticides. Because it isn’t enough to be concerned with the quality of the seed, the soil, the water and the fertilizer without a…

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Organic Foods – What The Certification Really Means

By Sarah Olson | Feb 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Organic foods are produced by organic farming which sounds simple enough, but there are wide range of what constitutes “organic” which will be explained in this article. While there may be some differences across geographies, organic foods are produced without the use of irradiation, chemical fertilizers, synthetic pesticides, industrial solvents, or chemical food additives. The…

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Blue 1 Additive Harming Your Kids!!

By Sarah Olson | Jan 26, 2016 | 4 Comments

All in all, I think that the food industries are using way too many artificial chemicals in our foods. They are so focused on making a huge profit margin that they don’t care that what they’re producing is killing us.  Blue 1, one of the artificial colors that is so dangerous to our children, isn’t…

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