Blog — GMO

Alison Bell
Biodynamic Farming & Organic Farming! Spot the Difference.

Biodynamic Farming & Organic Farming! Spot the Difference.

Organic food has become increasingly more common in Australian food outlets. In the recent past, consumers had to seek out specialist supermarkets to obtain their organic goods and produce. But as the popularity of organic food soars, so does it's accessibility. While the term, "organic" and what it stands for is quite well known, the biodynamic approach to farming isn't quite as commonly understood. It hasn't yet received the same hype as organic agriculture. Regardless, while these 2 forms of farming have similarities and differences, both are highly regarded and respected in the health and food sectors. Organic Farming The...

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Alison Bell
Leaky Gut - 4 steps to Fix it!

Leaky Gut - 4 steps to Fix it!

Written by Alison Bell Gut health is something that has been respected in Eastern cultures and medicine for all time. According to Eastern beliefs, it is the house of the spirit and soul. It appears that Western medicine is now catching up with gut health becoming the answer for patients presenting with a list of digestive system disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), coeliac disease, heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, allergies, food intolerances, boating, gut dysbiosis, autoimmune disorders and the like. Many of these issues can be brought back to gut permeability[1]. So what is this gut permeability, known more...

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Alison Bell
Weighing the Pros and Cons of GMO

Weighing the Pros and Cons of GMO

GMO or a Genetically Modified Organism is an organism that has had its genetics altered to a state that would not occur naturally. Genes are transferred from one organism to another. We genetically modify foods to help grow food crops. They are used to help make plants resistant to pesticides and reduce attacks from pests and disease, meaning we are using a lot less insecticides. There is improved quality and product of the crop. Farmers who have GM crop scan spray harsh chemicals that will kill everything in the area except the GM food crop. This is a huge advantage for under developed...

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