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September 2015 – DavidSandstrom.com

Archive Monthly Archives: September 2015

Genetic Modification: A Human Experiment

Every day, we’re all consuming genetically modified foods, and most of the time we’re unaware of it. According to the Grocery Manufacturer Association, GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) are in 75% of all processed foods on the grocery store shelves.

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Freedom of Choice?

When given a choice between genetically modified food, and food that occurs naturally in nature, I believe most would choose natural. However the food industry, with the cooperation of the federal government, has effectively removed that choice. Continue reading

Marriage Is Good For Your Health

The topic of marriage seems to be coming up a lot lately. There’s a lot of discussion about how we should define marriage. A traditional marriage was originally defined in the bible to be a covenantal union between one man, and one woman, for life. (Genesis 2:24)

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A traditional marriage, has many benefits, including: emotional support, safe sex, and financial security. Homes with a traditional marriage are also the best way to raise children.

These facts are well established. However, a lesser understood concept is that marriage is good for your health. In terms of improving your overall health and well-being, your spouse is perhaps your greatest ally.Continue reading

Debunking Germ Theory

Western medicine has bought into germ theory, hook, line, and sinker. Germ theory states that germs (bacteria and viruses) cause disease. In other words, sickness is caused from without.

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What if sickness and disease are caused from within? What if it’s really a favorable environment within the host (person) that gives the germs a chance to thrive? This could change everything.

Ask any gardner; a thick, healthy lawn is naturally weed resistant. Our bodies behave in a similar fashion. A strong, healthy internal system is naturally resistant to illness.Continue reading

Is Organic Really Worth It?

I’ve never met a person that doesn’t have at least some desire to eat organic food. However, most don’t. Why? Maybe it’s cost, or maybe it’s not readily available. Either way, people can’t seem to justify going through the trouble.

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A recent study published in the Annuls of Internal Medicine (1) suggests that organic produce is no more nutritious than conventionally grown produce.

In another recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition (2) researchers concluded that there are higher levels of antioxidants and other nutrients in organic produce.

Who do we choose to believe? Or, does it matter? Let’s explore this a little further.Continue reading

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