Sunday, May 26, 2013

Dramatic Health Recoveries Reported | Vitality Magazine | Toronto Canada alternative health, natural medicine and green living

Are genetically modified (GM) foods making you sick – I mean really sick? Up until recently, all that we could say was thank goodness you’re not a lab rat; GM feed messes them up big time. GMOs (genetically modified organisms) appear to trigger the immune systems of both mice and rats as if they were under attack. In addition, the gastrointestinal system is adversely affected, animals age more quickly, and vital organs are damaged. When fed GM foods, lab animals can also become infertile, have smaller or sterile offspring, increased infant mortality, and even hair growing in their mouths. Have I got your attention?
Biotechnology corporations such as Monsanto try to distort or deny the evidence, sometimes pointing to their own studies that supposedly show no reactions. But when scientists such as French toxicologist G.E. Seralini re-­analyzed Monsanto’s raw data, it actually showed that the rats fed GM corn suffered from clear signs of toxicity – evidence that industry scientists skillfully overlooked.
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Dramatic Health Recoveries Reported | Vitality Magazine | Toronto Canada

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1 comment:

  1. I wonder, though, if that isn't likely to change, at least in coastal and estuarine areas. As I see it, part of dealing effectively with climate change is dealing with changes in species richness, trophic function, and ecosystem structure - all of which will occur as waters warm, rise, and grow more acidic. We can certainly talk about those impacts in "CWA-speak" (I'm amazed that ocean acidification isn't discussed this way) but it will be a better story for the general public to approach the richness aspect first.