Genetically Modified Corn, It’s Everywhere

There’s no longer any guarantee the corn you eat is actually good for you. Genetically modified corn has infiltrated many dinner tables across the nation in one form or another. GMO corn first began to be developed on a large scale two decades ago. It was introduced as a solution to make the crop able to withstand herbicides and certain varieties of insects. The corn was modified with a protein toxic to these insects and resistant herbicides used to kill off weeds. Altering corn DNA from its natural state has since opened the door to a host of medical issues.   Risks of GMO corn GMO foods have been linked to a sharp increase in autoimmune disorders and allergies. A recent study from National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), for example, found that the number of children diagnosed with food allergies has risen 50 percent since 1999. During that same period, (Read More)