Is There Any Food In Our Food? If Not, What Is In It?
3 John 1:2
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
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Most of the food sold today is genetically modified to contain herbicides, genes from insects, or other unsavory things that you’d never eat if you knew about them. Or it is filled with pesticides that not only accumulate in your body but can pass through you to your offspring. And that’s in its raw state; most Americans consume a great deal of highly processed food, which contains all manner of chemicals.
What isn’t in that food? Nutrients, minerals, vitamins – the things our bodies need to function. Normally, minerals are absorbed from the soil into fruits and vegetables as they grow. But the soil long has been depleted of these essential nutrients. So even at their best, they don’t contain all we need. To avoid the worst, purchase organics, though even organics are permitted to contain 5% of these noxious substances.
Then there’s meat. Although it doesn’t have the same problems as food grown in the soil, the animals raised for consumption are eating those genetically modified crops and as noted, that passes into their own DNA and on to consumers.
Is there anything you can eat that actually has what it should and doesn’t have what it shouldn’t? Food you grow yourself using heirloom seeds and old-fashioned methods to enrich the soil, like compost, is a start. Purchasing locally grown food from a farmer’s market doesn’t ensure safety, but at least you can ask about the origins of the produce. And while the label “USDA Organic” isn’t a guarantee of protection, it will eliminate much of what’s undesirable from your diet. Recognize that “all natural” isn’t a substitute for organic; in fact, it may be a tip-off that you’re being deceived about ingredients. Be a savvy consumer – read labels and eat food that’s as close to its original form as possible. It’s not just junk food that’s unhealthy today.
Man is poisoning himself by not following God’s Health System.
GMO and Contaminated Foods
“What if you thought your salads were giving you lots of nutrients, and your fruit was rewarding your body with vitamins, and you drank lots of water all the time? Wouldn’t you assume that you are fairly healthy? You could be eating dead food that sounds healthy and heading for a health nightmare you can’t even see coming, because some of the worst disorders and diseases don’t “show up” until it’s late in the game, and you are “way behind.” You could get a head start on the whole thing, if you just knew more about dead food, dead soil and genetically modified organisms. You could turn the tables and stay “out in front” of this genetically mutated food “war” – and you could stop eating food that isn’t really food and doesn’t contain any nutritional value whatsoever.
1. Dead Soil: The synthetic, lab-concocted toxins that the Biotech Industry is dishing out are extreme and are killing the soil, literally, all across the USA. If there are no nutrients in the soil, there are none in the food, and that is a scientific fact.
2. GMO: Genetically modified organisms are exactly that – gene altered. It says not to do it in the Bible, and any sane person’s brain tells them that it’s a really bad idea…. People are consuming the genes of insects, foreign bacteria and viruses mixed with bacteria that kill good bacteria in your intestines. High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is PESTICIDE SYRUP.
3. Cooked Food: Even if there are any nutrients left at all in conventional food …it usually gets baked, fried, broiled, grilled or toasted, and that ends that. Most cooked food is dead food once it is heated above 118 degrees Fahrenheit, although there are some exceptions….
You can fix the problem by knowing what you are choosing before you ever even set foot in another store… You have to know the history of how things got to be the way they are in America, regarding toxic medicine and the toxic food. “When they say it’s “not about the money,” it’s always about the money. ”
Who Knew? Organic Foods Contain a Dose of GMOs In order to carry the label “USDA organic,” at least 95% of the ingredients must be organic. The ingredients in the other 5% most often are derived from GMO corn sprayed with the Monsanto herbicide, Roundup.
One ingredient often found in that 5% is citric acid. Even though it is a synthetic substance, it’s permitted in foods labeled as organic as long as it is “chemically identical”. That means is there is no certainty the food you’re eating doesn’t contain GMOs, even if it carries the the official “USDA Organic” label.
“The fact is that citric acid does not even come from citric fruit like oranges or lemons. You might have envisioned workers pouring vats of freshly squeezed lemon or orange juice into the product. No, my good friend, citric acid is a product derived from GMO corn! Cheap corn permeates every facet of the American diet … even organics!
Citric acid is one of the worst offenders. It may be chemically identical to citric acid from oranges and lemons, but it was produced in an industrial process not involving any citric fruits whatsoever. In fact it was probably produced using a GMO mold and GMO corn.
Why, you might ask, is an ingredient derived from GMO corn allowed to go under the name of “citric acid”? On September 26, 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a rule that continues its policy of allowing the addition of synthetic nutrients to organic foods.”
Most Foods Labeled ‘Natural’ Contain GMOs: Report As the video in our Commentary makes clear, most of the foods with the “natural” label contain substantial amounts of genetically modified ingredients. Consumer Reports did independent testing that verified that the “natural” label is misleading many consumers. Recently CR tested for the presence of genetically modified corn or soy, two of the most common GMO ingredients.
While foods labeled as “non-GMO,” or “organic” were found to be free of genetically modified corn and soy, virtually all of the foods labeled as “natural”, or not labeled with any claim related to GMO content, contained substantial amounts of GMO ingredients. Two samples of each in categories such as cereal, chips, and infant formula were tested; altogether GMO content in 80 products was tested. To be considered GMO free, a product can contain “no more than 0.9 percent genetically modified corn or soy”.
Banned GM wheat found in second US state This article shows one reason why genetically modified crops are so dangerous. It is impossible to contain them once they have gained a foothold in an area, even when the fields are grown merely for the purpose of conducting tests.
“Unregulated genetically modified wheat has emerged in a second location in the United States. No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for US farming, and the discovery of unapproved varieties can pose a threat to trade with countries that have concerns about genetically modified foods.
The herbicide-resistant wheat was found on up to three acres in Montana, while the genetically engineered plants found in Oregon in 2013 were spread over more than 100 acres. The plants were also found at a university research centre in Huntley, Montana, where genetically modified wheat was legally tested by seed giant Monsanto 11 years ago. The plants in Oregon were found in a field that had never conducted such tests, prompting questions about how they got there.”
“According to the report, deaths from cancerous tumors have as much as doubled in areas where genetically modified (GM) crops are grown and agrochemicals are used. That’s not really surprising, given the fact that numerous studies have linked them to cancer, and other detrimental health ailments.
The highest death rate was recorded in the ‘Pampa Gringa’ area. This is where most GM crops are grown, and the most pesticides are used, it makes up a large portion of the Cordoba region. This area and other areas in the region have cancer rates that are way above the national average.”
Monsanto Announces “Global Center” for Developing GMO Corn I only eat corn that is grown locally and I talk to the farmer about the seeds.
“Monsanto announced this week that it is opening a new facility in Mexico to research and develop new hybrid types of corn resistant to disease and climate conditions. On the other side of the globe, the Chinese government has launched a media campaign on TV, in newspapers and on the Internet to convince a skeptical population that GMOs are beneficial.
While the Chinese government has long been pro-GMO and sees these crops as the key to feeding its large population, the public has been less than receptive. The Chinese military banned GMOs from its food supply chain last spring.
Last year, a federal judge in Mexico City issued a temporary order stopping the Mexican government from issuing new GMO corn permits. The activists said it would contaminate native corn and undermine its biodiversity. When it was upheld on appeal, Monsanto filed a request in April to remove the judge, saying he was biased. The ban is still in effect.”
“Tip #1: Buy Organic
Certified organic products cannot intentionally include any GMO ingredients. Buy products labeled “100% organic,” “organic,” or “made with organic ingredients.” You can be doubly sure if the product also has a Non-GMO Project Verified Seal. Read more about organic standards….
Tip #2 Look for Non-GMO Project Seals
Products that carry the Non-GMO Project Seal are independently verified to be in compliance with North America’s only third party standard for GMO avoidance, including testing of at-risk ingredients.
Look for dairy products labeled “No rBGH or rBST,” or “artificial hormone-free.”
Tip #3: Avoid at-risk ingredients
If it’s not labeled organic or verified non-GMO: Avoid products made with ingredients that might be derived from GMOs (see list). [I]f a non-organic product made in North American lists “sugar” as an ingredient (and NOT pure cane sugar), then it is almost certainly a combination of …both sugar cane and GM sugar beets.”
Trace elements in tea leaves, made tea and tea infusion: There are heavy metals now in all types of teas.
“Tea …is one of the most widely popular nonalcoholic beverage, consumed by over two-thirds of the world’s population due to its medicinal, refreshing and mild stimulant effects. Mainly four types of made tea viz., black or red, oolong, green and white are used for tea infusion (water extract from fermented tea leaf) worldwide. Tea plays a major role in terms of the intake of a number of nutritional trace elements in humans. [E]xperimental studies have demonstrated that the accumulation of significant amount of excess nonessential trace elements in tea leaves may eventually increase the metal body burden in humans. Different literatures have indicated …among different trace elements, levels of aluminium (Al), arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), fluoride (F) manganese (Mn), and nickel (Ni) in different tea infusions….”
Your physical health is very important, but of even greater importance is your spiritual health. Man suffers from a fatal spiritual disease called sin, which always leads to death.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.