Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are foods created not by an agriculture or a chemical company, but by high tech Monsanto, the very same company that produces chemicals like DDT, PCB’s, and Agent Orange. Monsanto brought you the artificial sweetener aspartame, developed the recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) that infected countless milking cows, and created powerful and toxic herbicides (Roundup) designed to kill super weeds. Soy beans, corn, beets and cotton seeds are among the most frequently genetically modified foods, although many other vegetables, grains and fruits available on the market are genetically engineered and these GMO foods cause bowel inflammation.
Genetically modified foods and your health
An increasing number of studies conducted in animal subjects are linking the ingestion of GM foods with a variety of health concerns, including bleeding and anemia, liver, lung and pancreas damage, high blood pressure, allergies, asthma, gynecological issues including infertility and aggressive, cancerous tumors. Farmers reported many cases of sudden death in animals that recently received GMO’s in their diet. Although the cause and the effect is hard to prove, scientists observed that these diseased animals started to improve and even completely recovered their health when the GMO diet was switched to non-GM, naturally grown foods.
GMO and bowel inflammation
Recently there has been significant concern regarding the link between GM foods and digestive problems. Genetically modified foods are causing inflammation of the bowel, and diseases such as inflammatory bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel diseases (particularly ulcerative colitis ) may be triggered by chronic use of genetically engineered foods in the diet. This inflammation affecting the bowel was found not only in animals, but in humans as well, as reported by Jeffrey Smith, executive director of the Institute for Responsible Technologies. He describes cases of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that disappeared within weeks to months after stop eating GM foods and kids appear to respond and recover quick as well. Besides curing the digestive problems, these individuals also noted beneficial weight loss, increase energy, feeling better overall and eliminating the need for medication, in some cases, after they started to consume non-GM foods. Not only IBS and ulcerative colitis, but other gastrointestinal diseases are responding well to eliminating GMOs from the diet, states Smith.
The GMO problem can be eliminated
There is a significant amount of evidence supporting the harmful, pro-inflammatory effects of genetically foods on the bowel. Until research studies clearly confirm these findings, it makes total sense to eliminate genetically modified foods from the diet and observe the difference yourself. Since GMOs are not labeled in North America, one way to prevent the consumption of these foods is to go organic. Organic foods are labeled, are produced without GM foods and the products are evaluated by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Other companies use their own voluntary food labeling for non-organic and non-GM foods. In these cases you will see on the label a “Non GMO Project Verified” seal.” Hidden sources of GM ingredients should be also eliminated. Many additives and ingredients found in most processed foods made in North America contain GMOs.
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