“This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature that moveth in the waters, and of every creature that creepeth upon the earth: to make a difference between the unclean and the clean, and between the beast that may be eaten and the beast that may not be eaten.”
Leviticus 11:46-47 KJV
More than TWO-THIRDS of American adults are overweight or obese!
About ONE-THIRD of American children and adolescents are overweight or obese!
Since the 1960s, the prevalence of obesity among American adults have more than DOUBLED!
“O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”
Psalm 34:8 KJV
"Thou shalt NOT sow thy field with mingled seed...”
Leviticus 19:19 KJV
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
"Genetically modified foods are all over your supermarket, but you'd never know it from the nutrition labels. How worried should you be?"
~ Jane Black, Prevention Magazine's
"Foods as Nature Made Them"
"Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.”
Genesis 1:29 KJV
"The flavor industry is highly secretive. Its leading companies will not divulge the precise formulas of flavor compounds or the identities of clients. The secrecy is deemed essential for protecting the reputation of beloved brands. ”
~ Fast Food Nation (2001)
"70-80 % of antibiotics sold in the U.S. are used in factory farms. This practice enables crowded, filthy conditions for animals and drives antibiotic resistance that threatens our health."
~ Chain Reaction: How Top Restaurants Rate in Reducing Use of Antibiotics in Their Meat Supply
"Let food be thy medicine, and medicine thy food."
~ Hippocrates, Father of Modern Medicine
"10 American Foods
That Are Banned in Other Countries"
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Genetically engineered papaya
Flame retardant drinks
Artificial food colors and dyes
Bread with potassium bromate
rBGH-laced milk and dairy products
"How could we have ever believed that it was a good idea to grow our food with poisons?”
~ Jane Goodall,
author of Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating
Key Findings of the "Dirty Dozen 2015"
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Produce with the most pesticides by weight: the potato.
13 different pesticides were found in single samples of cherry tomatoes, nectarines, peaches, imported snap peas and strawberries.
> 97% of apple, peach, and nectarine samples tested positive for at least one pesticide residue
15 pesticides were found in a single grape sample and a sweet bell pepper sample.