Tagged: soy

How Some Healthy Foods Can Hurt You

August 17th, 2015 | soy

When patients first visit my office, I always make it my business to find out not only about their health histories and lifestyle habits, but also what they eat. Fortunately, these days patients are more knowledgeable about nutrition than they were even five or 10 years ago, so that makes the job of turning their […]

Sneaky Sources of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

July 15th, 2015 | soy

If you’re trying to avoid foods with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), you probably already keep a sharp eye out for foods made from corn, canola, and soy, all of which have had bacteria or genes inserted into their DNA to either produce or resist toxic pesticides. A lot of GMO foods are obvious—corn chips, corn […]

USA Forced to Import Corn as Shoppers Demand Organic Food

June 25th, 2015 | soy

WASHINGTON • A growing demand for organics, and the near-total reliance by U.S. farmers on genetically modified corn and soybeans, is driving a surge in imports from other nations where crops largely are free of bioengineering. Imports such as corn from Romania and soybeans from India are booming, according to an analysis of U.S. trade data […]

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