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Message Sue McIntosh M.D.

Organic food for optimal health has been our mantra for many years. Indeed, lord science has confirmed that certified organically grown fruits and vegetables are higher in antioxidants, vitamins, fiber and other beneficial substances.


Today the "organic" label is being usurped and corporate agriculture (BigAgra), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "Natural," "USDA certified" and "organic" are grocery-store terms for food and drink which contains less pesticide residue than other processed items but often contains genetically modified or nano-modified components, as well as harmful additives.


The only way to know your food is really organic is to buy "Certified Organic" products, grow your own, be a member of a CSA (community-sponsored agriculture) farm, or buy from organic farmers' and food markets.


Consider some current processed food facts:

1. Most grains, including rice and 85% of the soy sold in the U.S. are genetically modified. Preliminary studies from non-pharmaceutical-funded sources strongly indicate that

a. Domestic and wild animals will avoid genetically modified feeds if given a choice.

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Sue McIntosh, M.D., is a retired pediatric hematologist-oncologist. For more than a decade she has studied "how the world works", including conspiracy, recent infectious diseases, vaccines, nutrition, healing methods and spirituality. She is an (more...)
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