A GMO Reality Check

by Melissa Diane Smith

Recent news and telling signs that more people are moving away from genetically modified foods

For 20 years, most Americans have been in the dark about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the foods that contain them. But that is changing. Growing numbers of people are learning that we are the first generation to have these untested, unlabeled substances imperceptibly (yet pervasively) hidden in our foods.


GMO-Free, Gluten-Free Eating

Want a quick introduction to two of the fastest growing ways of eating – GMO-free and gluten-free? Then check out this short interview I did on the two topics. The interview also covers the GMO Free Project of Tucson, which I am integrally involved in, and the Non-GMO Pure Food Dinner program that I and the group started this summer. The episode aired on the Arizona Illustrated program on the Tucson PBS TV station on July 26, 2012.


The Bitter Consequences of Sugar

by Melissa Diane Smith

(Opinion) – It amazes me how long it takes nutrition information that can make all the difference in people’s health to reach critical masses of people. Even when the message gets out to a certain percentage of people who turn their health around because of it, in our fast-paced information-crazy society, the message tends to get lost and many people forget about it, and then the information resurfaces years later.



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