The Very Best
By Martin Rowe
Under Fire: The U.S. Debate Continues
continuing media reports indicate, large-scale factory-style
farming is breaking
down at its
most vulnerable pointthe safety of its products.
By Hillary Hoffman
Since the early 1990s, conpanies
like Monsanto, Novartis, DuPont and Calgene have been creating and marketing
foods such as tomatoes, potatoes, corn, soybeans and milk that have been
genetically altered. These products, which contain the genetic material
of other organisms, are often sold unlabeled, even though scientists are
still uncertain of whether genetically modified foods are safe for human
Safe is Your Soy?
If you're a vegetarian and
think your food is safe, think again. It may be tainted with pesticides,
herbicides or genetic modification.
Diets: Feeding Our Obsession
In our desperation to be
forever beautiful, we often turn to popular diet books for answers. These
books are loaded with promises such as permanent fat loss with no hunger,
increased energy and physical perfomance, reversal of disease and so on.
It sounds so good, yet it's impossible to know whom to believe.