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  • Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods | Health Effects of GM Food
    There are three main issues concerning the dangers of genetically modified foods. They are, Allergenicity, Gene Transfer and out crossing. Outcrossing refers to the phenomenon when GM food mixes with traditionally developed food. Gene transfer may occur a[...]

  • GM, foods are genetically modified and may have long term risks
    Risk of General Motors (GM) food Diet: 5 risks of GM foods?[...]

  • Genetically Modified Healthy Foods- Benefits and Drawbacks
    Genetically Modified foods have been hailed as the thing of the future. The essence of such foods revolves around the isolation of certain genes such that advantageous traits may be deliberately created. The advantages of these range from the crops to the environment and society in general. Termed GM foods[...]

  • Information on Genetic Engineering - Pros and Cons
    Genetic engineering pros and consGenetic engineering includes a set of technologies that are usually used for changing the genetic formation of the cells in an organism, in order to change its hereditary qualities or to create biological products. It can move genes across the boundaries of a species, for the[...]

  • Nutritional and Health Benefits of Genetically Modified Foods
    Genetically Modified FoodsGenetically modified foods are inventions of biotechnology. Genetic Engineering is the method used to amend the genetic material, by transferring specific genes from one organism to another. Selective breeding is the technique used to transfer genes. Certain crops have the capacity to develop immunity to viruses and insects[...]

  • Risk Factors of Genetically Modified Food on Human Health
    Genetically modified foods, popularly shortened to GM, appears to be all the rage these days. Interest in such food piqued a few years back, but the debate is still raging. With GM, not only the genetic components of crops but also of bacteria and animals can be altered. The very[...]

  • Carbon Footprint Facts and Effective Land Management
    Carbon Footprint Facts: Concepts such as “carbon footprints” and “food miles”, though very popular with the public, need to be reconsidered and examined in detail. The emissions of greenhouse gas that help produce food and that are involved in transporting it to the consumer, need to[...]

  • Protein Fast Diet Plan and Healthy Food Choices
    Protein sparing modified fast Proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and micronutrients such as fluids, vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber all provide the body with the necessary fuel to create energy. An individual who follows a protein sparing modified fast diet plan reduces the amount of protein in his/her diet by consuming[...]

  • Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits of Organic Foods
    Health Benefits Of Organic FoodThe organic food revolution has changed the way individuals buy, sell and eat farm fresh produce. Sometimes, organic foods may turn out to be a pricier option to traditionally or commercially farmed produce. However, organic food health benefits far outweigh the price you put on the[...]

  • Information on Natural Sugar Substitute - Miraculin
    MiraculinThe glycoprotein extract from the miracle fruit plant is miraculin. Miracle plant (Synsepalum dulcificum or Richadella dulcifica) is a shrub native to West Africa. The red berries on the plant are used to improve taste of acidic foods in West Africa. The fact is that miraculin is not sweet but[...]

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