Glyphosate: Impact and Solutions

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the ubiquitous herbicide 'Roundup' that has infiltrated the majority of our food, water, air, and rainfall. It functions by blocking the production of proteins needed for growth in plants. In humans, it blocks amino acids including tryptophan, which is essential for hormone production. This causes a huge amount of problems for the human body and the environment.  

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If it’s Not Organic, Should We Panic?

By Meghan De Jong

To answer the question in short … YES, we should!

Well, maybe not panic, but it is very important that we focus on consuming foods that are grown organically. “Organic” seems to be a popular buzzword these days and it can be confusing to know whether the investment in such foods is justifiable when compared to foods that are conventionally grown.

However, investing in organics is no doubt worth it for our health and the health of the planet. Plainly put, our government and health care system has completely failed to protect and educate the public on the dangers of modern food production.

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