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5 - The Science on GMOs and Health

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

Release Date: 05/17/2019

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The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

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GMOs are a HEATED topic these days. But it doesn't have to be!  Grab a coffee, or a beer, and have a listen as Julie does her best to explain what GMOs are and what the current evidence is regarding their effects on our health and the environment. All in 25 minutes, of course!  In typical "Julie style", this episode is full of the practical, evidence-based nutrition information that you crave. With none of the sensationalism, guilt or pseudoscience. Get your info from the expert!

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Do you wonder what the deal is with GMOs and genetic engineering? Do you wish someone could explain the basics with a level head and without trying to convince you of their perspective?

GMOs are a HEATED topic these days. But it doesn't have to be!  Grab a coffee, or a beer, and have a listen as Julie does her best to explain what GMOs are and what the current evidence is regarding their effects on our health and the environment. All in 25 minutes, of course!

In typical "Julie style", this episode is full of the practical, evidence-based nutrition information that you crave. With none of the sensationalism, guilt or pseudoscience. Get your info from the expert!

HELPFUL EVIDENCE-BASED RESOURCES ON GMOs:

 

National Academy of Sciences May 2016 Report: Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects - http://nas-sites.org/ge-crops/category/report/

The Genetic Literacy Project

Info on golden rice: Golden Rice, Part 1: The story of a GMO crop that could save 2 billion lives

Center for Science in the Public Interest Biotechnology page

CSPI's Straight Talk on Genetically Engineered Foods: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

SciMoms Introduction to GMOs

2018 Meta-analysis: Impact of genetically engineered maize on agronomic, environmental and toxicological traits: a meta-analysis of 21 years of field data

 

Julie's articles on GMOs -

GMO Foods: Why You Should NOT Freak Out!

Don't Freak Out about GMO Foods Part 2
 

FOLLOW FARMERS WITH BLOGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES!

Here are some of Julie's favs:

The Foodie Farmer 

A dietitian with a large family farm in Maryland 

The Foodie Farmer Facebook Page

Twitter at @FarmGirlJen

Instagram at @DirtDietitian 

Farm Babe

Farmer in Iowa

Twitter at @thefarmbabe

Facebook Page

Michele Payne

Agriculture and Communications Expert

Check out her book - Food Truths From Farm to Table

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Twitter at @mpaynspeaker