What is a GMO? You’ve seen the articles floating around the internet, and the news headlines related to companies like Monsanto and their impact on the farming industry. At this point, you’d have to have been living under a rock to have never heard the term GMO used at some point or another. But do you really know what a GMO, or genetically modified organism is?
Many of us understand that something labeled as a GMO represents a product that’s been altered from it’s original state. But how was the product altered and when? How does that impact the nutritional value of the produce? How can something that’s being “improved” by science really be bad for you?
Truthfully, I am a fan of pure, organic produce. I like my food to be as close to farm to table as possible. Not sure how you feel about it? Read on to learn more about GMO’s and how they may be affecting your food and bodies right now.