FOOD, FACTS and FADS

Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health


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News about Labeling Laws and G.M.O.

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An interesting unbiased article supporting the labeling of GMO foods. There are still controversies depending on what side of the debate you are on.

Some considerations:

There are still only short-term, small feeding studies; no long-term studies reflecting a lifetime.

There are doubts about the efficacy of increased crop yields and feeding the world.

There are still some doubts about whether glyphosate is carcinogenic to humans.

Why hide the fact that some foods are produced using biotechnology? Most consumers want to know and 64 countries require it (even China).

Where are the studies on improved nutritional content?

Based on the ties between academia and the biotech industry, can we count on their conclusions?

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The Real Side of Monsanto?

Monsanto is often accused of being a monster company when it comes to production of pesticides. The following articles tell both sides of the controversy surrounding this company. Interesting! What can we believe about their actual agenda?

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The Mind Diet

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More research on a Mediterranean-type diet on prevention of cognitive decline.  Again, the results may have been slightly overstated in the headlines, so we still need better study designs to support these claims. Nevertheless, these types of diets have shown consistent beneficial effects on the incidence of chronic diseases.

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