This article gave me the goosebumps. I am so encouraged to start a mini-vegetable garden on our backyard. Twenty Genetically Modified Foods Coming to Your Plate Into by Jack Adam Weber Article by Stephanie Rogers – ecosalon.com Intro – If the need to halt GMOs were not urgent enough, this article should scare the pants off you. Here we glimpse some of the potentials for the unabated and bizarre proliferation of GMOs. Some of these developments you will already know about (hopefully), but some will come as a surprise. As I see it we are now at a crossroads where we can still dismantle this dangerous andRead More →

This is so scary. I wonder if this experiment happened in other places aside from Winnipeg, Canada and if this practice is still ongoing. http://ca.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idCABRE83110320120402 WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Pigs that might have become the world’s first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption may instead face an untimely end, as key backers of Canada’s “Enviropig” project withdrew their support for the controversial engineered animal. Scientists at the University of Guelph, 90 km west of Toronto, bred the first GMO pig that was developed to address an environmental problem in 1999. The animal – known as Enviropig – digests its feed more efficiently than naturallyRead More →

When we heard news that my uncle had a massive heart attack a few years ago, we feared for the worst. All his siblings flew to Las Vegas to see him go through that life-threatening ordeal. My uncle underwent an operation as soon as he was admitted to the hospital. It so happen that a mitral valve replacement was required as the valve in his heart is no longer functioning well. The mitral valve and the tricuspid valve are known collectively as the atrioventricular valves because they lie between the atria and the ventricles of the heart and control flow. [source: Wikepedia.org] Everyone in theRead More →

I am not proud to say that I have a bad set of teeth. Well, what I am trying to say is that my teeth have been in the hands of many different dentists, most of whom ruined my teeth. When I was in college, I wore braces. Not to waste time (and more money) in travelling from our province to get a more experienced orthodontist in the city, I fell in the hands of this doctor who pulled out my two molars. Yes, my two precious and innocent molars. After I took off my braces, the same dentist just left the “spaces” in betweenRead More →