Benefits of Eating Organic
It is important to reduce exposure to dangerous effects of pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.  

For:
  • Pesticides are a major threat to our bee population, butterflies and other pollinators.

  • Toxins from pesticides can remain in the body and build up in the liver and fat cells.

  • Pesticides are endocrine disrupter and estrogen mimickers causing impair fertility.

  • The are associated with higher incidence of birth defects, neurodevelopmental disorders and fetal death.

They contain neurotoxins which cause neurological problems such as:
  • memory disorders

  • depression

  • a greater risk for Parkinson’s disease (70% increase)

They are associated with increase rates of:
  • cancers (esp. childhood leukemia and brain cancer)

  • respiratory problems, including asthma

  • dermatitis
Unique Perspective
The Garden
GMO free

  • Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have never been proven safe.

  • GMO plants have significantly lower nutritional content than non-GM plants.

  • GM crops are causing the bees to die-off.

  • Use of pesticides and herbicides on GM crops has increased dramatically.

  • GM ingredients are estimated in 70% or more of all processed foods.

  • Until labeling of GMO foods avoid packages and process foods.

  • Buy foods advertised as organic or GMO free.

  • All natural does not mean GMO free.


Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food
  • Infertility

  • Immune problems

  • Accelerated aging

  • Problems with insulin regulation

  • Tumors

  • Premature deaths

  • Organ failure

  • Gastric lesions

  • Liver and kidney damage

  • Allergic reactions

  • Bloody skin rashes

  • Asthma (uncontrolled cross-pollination)


To avoid GMO foods in your diet avoid these types of foods, unless they are labeled organic:
  • Corn - flour, meal, oil, starch (modified food starch), gluten, syrup and sweeteners (fructose, maltodextrine, dextrose,
    glucose)

  • Soybeans – edamame, flour, lecithin, protein isolate, isoflavones, vegetable oil, and vegetable protein

  • Sugar beets

  • Canola (rape seed) oil

  • Cottonseed oil

  • Gluten-free products

  • Industrial raised meet, dairy and poultry

  • Milk product that come from animals tainted with rBGH

  • Hawaiian papaya

  • Alfalfa

  • Crookneck squash

  • Aspartame