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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.

ADHD Linked to Pesticides

Jun 7, 2010

Do you wash your fruits and vegetables before cooking or eating them? If not, you are feeding your family poisonous pesticides, and could be increasing your child’s risk of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Most pesticides are made from organophosphates; interestingly enough, organophosphates were originally used to create chemical weapons. That, in itself, is enough to…

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How IGF-1 Is Harmful

Jun 4, 2010

Do you have kids? I have 4 daughters; my second youngest just turned 11, but she started developing when she was 8! I know people whose daughters have gone through puberty even earlier than that! Even scarier is that this phenomenon is not natural….the food industry has added so many hormones to the cows that it has affected the growth rate of the next generation.

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rBGH – A Hidden Health Risk

Jun 3, 2010

What is rBGH? Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) is a hormone genetically engineered by Monsanto; it is injected into cows to promote increased milk production. Other names rBGH is known by are Posilac, BGH, BST, and rBST. Posilac is the name of the packaged hormone that Monsanto sells to farmers. How Does rBGH Work? rBGH…

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The Monsanto Cover-up

Jun 2, 2010

Monsanto is a company that produces, among other things, rBGH, the growth hormone that is injected into cows. Numerous tests were performed with the rBGH, to see what the risks were of using this hormone. However, for whatever reason, the general public was lied to about the results. The following video discusses a coverup by…

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How Refined Sugars Are Harming Our Children

Apr 20, 2010

As of 2005, 176,500 children under the age of 20 had been diagnosed with diabetes. These numbers continue to rise. Have you ever asked yourself why this disease has become so prevalent in our society, especially with our children?

What about obesity? More and more of our country’s children can be classified as overweight. According to the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 17% of children between the ages of 2 and 19 are considered obese.

What is causing the rise in childhood obesity and diabetes? One cause is the increased use of High Fructose Corn Syrup, another is the use of refined sugars in most of our food. For now, we are going to discuss how the refined sugar is hurting our children.

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The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup

Apr 20, 2010

Everywhere I go, I see overweight children. I think it’s disgusting. Personally, I don’t think there is any reason that a 5 year old should weigh anywhere near 100 lbs. I understand that there are some children that have health problems causing them to be large, just as I understand that too many parents let their children eat whatever they want, whenever they want.

However, the things our children eat and drink are factors. Too many of the products geared towards children are sweetened with High Fructose Corn Syrup…and HFCS is a huge contributing factor to our nation’s obesity problem.

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