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by Ron Streeter
Many people still believe that GMOs have not been proven to be harmful
I will do my best in this article to give you the latest studies, and
let you decide for yourself.
Here’s why children are at the highest risk from the potential toxicity of GMO foods:
Kids are more vulnerable to allergies
Kids are more vulnerable to digestive/allergy issues with milk
Kids are vulnerable to antibiotic resistant diseases
The fast-developing systems of kids are more susceptable
Because children’s bodies go through rapid growth development, scientists utilyzed young rats in an independent GMO study.
After just 10 days the rats displayed highly noticeable organ system damage, including:
- damaged digestive function and immune systems
- tinier brains, testicles and livers
- atrophing in the liver,
- and potential pre-cancerous intecell growth
Besides breakfast cereals, snacks, pizza, and much more, GMOs are hidden in many food products that you assumed were perfectly healthy for your children.
…and are hidden in many common ingredients,
in many, or most, commercially processed foods,
Amino Acids, Aspartame, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Ascorbate,
Vitamin C, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Flavorings (“natural” and “artificial”),
High Fructose Corn Syrup, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Lactic Acid,
Maltodextrins, Molasses, Monosodium Glutamate, Sucrose,
Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP), Xanthan Gum, Vitamins, Yeast Products
Further sources of information:
You may have heard that there are studies demonstrating GMOs are safe. You should know that two major ones have been retracted.
Whatever your conclusions you’ve drawn from the above information: if there’s any doubt at all remaining about possible long-term toxicity in these foods, why would we feed them to our children? It’s one thing to gamble with our own health, but the developing bodies of children, who are more susceptible to food and other environmental toxins, is another matter.