Studies show that children are beginning to be effected by their diet more and more. Jeffrey Smith points out in his video that genetically modified foods are a silent modification that people don’t realize they’re consuming on a daily basis. There are many things we can do to prevent the genetic modification of foods, but it’s up to us as buyers to make the difference.
There are many substitutes to eating healthy that even include alcohol, because it's remarkable to think that even when we think we're eating healthy, really we're not. The risks are known, but do you really know the statistics and the consequences of the choices we make?
Organic food is the new consumer trend for food and health, but how does one know what organic really means and whether or not a product is truly organic? Organic certification is the only way to ensure that a product has been verified by an objective, third party that the product is truly grown without the use of pesticides, artificial fertilizers, and other harmful chemical inputs. Though some producers claim to be ‘naturally’ organic, certification is arguably the only way to ensure that consumers are getting the quality product they are paying for.
Article by Halena Seiferling