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Nutrition News. Consumer Nutrition 101. Julia Cox. GMO . GMO: Genetically Modified Organism GM: Genetically modified All organisms have specific genetic make up called DNA. Genetic Engineering alters DNA of an organism’s genome GM foods exist in almost all areas of food production

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consumer nutrition 101

Nutrition News

Consumer Nutrition 101

Julia Cox

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GMO

GMO: Genetically Modified Organism

GM: Genetically modified

All organisms have specific genetic make up called DNA

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Genetic Engineering

    • alters DNA of an organism’s genome
  • GM foods exist in almost all areas of food production
    • Crops, animals, and dairy
  • Scientist altar the DNA of organisms
    • Bacteria
    • Yeast
    • Plants (crops)
    • Fish
    • Mammals
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Why?
  • Taste and Quality
  • Resistance to pests
  • Increased shelf life
  • Resistance to harsh environmental conditions
  • Resistance to herbicides
    • “Round up Ready” Seeds
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How?
  • Mutation
  • Insertion
    • horizontal gene transfer
    • Used by attaching the gene being inserted to a virus
  • Deletion of genes

Who says it’s safe?

flavor savr tomato
“Flavor Savr” Tomato
  • Grown in California
  • Received Food and Drug Administration approval in 1994
  • The start of GM Foods
you call that a tomato
You call that a tomato?

Tomatoes are picked when they are still green and unripe only to be injected with chemicals to give them a bright red color.

say no to gmo
Say NO to GMO!

GM products offer no nutritional health value

Are not designed with consumer health in mind

Designed to increase revenue with in the Food Industry

gmo s in the grocery store
GMO’s in the grocery store
  • Over 90% of products sold contain GMO’s
  • Shopping organic for products located on the outskirts of the store
    • Less likely to be GM

Look for:

it s everywhere
It’s Everywhere!
  • GM occurs across the board in the Food Industry
  • Cows are feed GM diets instead of grass
    • Contaminating your milk and beef

Who say’s its safe?

say no to gmo1
Say NO to GMO
  • Major health dangers
    • Allergies
    • Antibiotic resistance
    • Pesticide exposure
    • All lead to an array of other health dangers

Prevention is key!!

Respect your body!

nutrition labels
Nutrition Labels

Knowing how to read a nutrition label is crucial to healthy living

Most consumers do not know how to properly read nutrition labels

know the facts
Know the facts

Label is based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Calories listed are per serving, not the entire package

healthy idea
Healthy Idea!

Grow your own garden!

  • Avoid GMO’s
  • Organic
  • Healthy
  • Family Fun
  • Educational for children
  • Taste Better!
say no to soda
Say NO to Soda!
  • High in phosphate

Resulting in bone weakness & brittleness

  • Bad for teeth
  • High in sugar
drink water only
Drink Water Only!
  • 64 oz. a day or 8 (8oz) glasses
  • Weight loss
  • Appetite suppression
  • Energy
  • Immunity
  • Skin
  • Cell production
  • Numerous other functionalities of the body
  • Benefits of Water