I fucking LOVE I fucking love science but the more she posts about food, the more I’m beginning to think she’s working for #Monsanto (In response to no.5 in her article). More than 90 percent of the soybeans churned out on US farms each year are genetically engineered to withstand herbicides, nearly all of them involving one called Roundup, and linked to cancer. Anyway, based on this article, here is my takeaway:
1 - Know the most commonly modified crops. Soybeans, corn, cotton (for oil), canola (for oil).
2 - BUY ORGANIC FOODS. Organic foods are grown from non-GMO seeds.
3 - Buy meats from GRASS-FED animals. Cows, chickens, pigs and even farmed fish are often on a diet of genetically modified corn or alfalfa. Check that your meat is from animals that are grass-fed or pasture-fed (See No.3 in her article. Clearly, she has not had a Sexy-Time Grass-fed Steak). And yes, limit processed meats altogether.
4 - Read the labels. The top two genetically modified crops are corn and soy. They’re also the most widely used ingredients. Avoid products that contain ingredients like corn syrup and soy lecithin.
5 - Buy brands labeled as non-GM or GMO free. Some products are labeled as non-GM or GMO-free, meaning, they do not use genetically modified ingredients. GMO-free food sources are listed on the Non-GMO Project website. SHOP AT LOCAL FARMERS markets as most GM foods come from large industrial farms.
6 - and oh yes. DRINK RED WINE! (in response to No.2 in her article). Substances in red wine, such as resveratrol, have anticancer properties.