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Why GMO Consumption Be Avoided?

Oct 23rd 2015 at 11:37 PM

Food is one of the most basic necessities of any human being and each woman has his own tastes and flavors, likes and dislikes owing to habit or even culture. Present-day living as well as eating is considered unhealthy or not as healthy as it was a century ago. They can be number of reasons for this including changes in the soil as well as changes in the way of farming, packing and even cooking. You can find out dumpling recipe for soup from number of sources but if you really want to make it healthy, you need to be sure about many other things like use of GMO. There are many restaurants who boost about being a service which provides products which are non-GMO.

What is GMO?

GMO  is the short form for genetically modified organism. It is considered the result of a laboratory process where genes from the DNA of one species are extracted and artificially forced into the genes of an unrelated plant or animal.

Some sources of GMO

One of the most common GM products is flour. You can easily get flour which are labeled as GMO or non-GMO. Cottonseed oil found in many recessed foods and caned nuts mostly have GMO. Canola oil or mayonnaise, so you been oil, table sugar etc. are some common products which mostly have GMO. Some varieties of zucchini, yellow squash and dairy foods are also doubted to have GMO if they are not labeled as non-GMO. For meat products there also needs to be clear specifications whether the animal was fed grass or was raised on GMO corn or soy.

Why avoid GMO?

GMO are considered harmful. There have been many studies which prove the GMO and GMO products are not healthy especially for certain patients. GMO cross pollinate in their seeds can travel. Most GM crops are engineered to be herbicide tolerant which is even increasing the use of herbicides. This genetic engineering creates some dangerous side-effects; most of them are unpredictable like new toxins or allergens, carcinogens and even some nutritional deficiencies. GMO even harm the environment and they really do not result in an increase yield as the boost about.

How to avoid GMO?

The best way to avoid GMO is to cook at home using the certified organic ingredients and check the labels and packing before buying any product for being non-GMO. There are some restaurants famous for their pork Chop recipes, vareniki, pelmini etc. which use non-GMO products.

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