Category: Personal Care & Cosmetics

  • GreenPages Directory Supports Consumer Choice for Non-GMO Products

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    Filed in Agriculture & Food , Dining & Entertainment , Healthcare & Nutrition , Personal Care & Cosmetics , on by GreenPages Directory

    There is increasing opposition to the use of Genetically Modified Organisms, more commonly known as “GMOs”. GMOs are artificially produced variants of plants or animals in which the genetic makeup of the organism has been altered to contain one or more genes not normally found in the organism’s DNA. Through genetic engineering, genes that control specific desired attributes in the native species are forced into the DNA of the GMO to give the host a similar trait. Because the genes of different, unrelated species are used, this process is called transgenic.  GreenPages Directory supports consumer choice for Non-GMO products and listings that are identified as such can be viewed here: http://greenpagesdirectory.net/certifications/browse/non-gmo

    The most common use of GMOs is in the farming industry where crops can be made resistant to parasites, frost and even herbicides. However, there are many applications for the modifying of organisms and the same biotechnological processes used to create corn impervious to RoundUp herbicide are used to produce Bovine Growth Hormone (rBST) to increase milk production in dairy cows; just as potatoes are modified to produce the effects of anti­cholera vaccine and spider genes are inserted into goat DNA to produce milk proteins that are stronger than ... Read More

  • Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage This Summer!

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    Filed in Healthcare & Nutrition , Personal Care & Cosmetics , on by Vitalia Health Care, Inc.

    This summer has been one of the hottest recorded in history. While hot temperatures means we can enjoy all that beautiful Vancouver has to offer outdoors, it also means we need to be careful and protect ourselves from the harmful effects of the radiation from the sun.

    UV radiation damages our cells and can lead to wrinkles, brown spots, sun burns and skin cancer. The good news is that there are many great supplements you can take to protect your skin cells from UV damage. These supplements provide the antioxidants your skin needs to protect and heal from the damage of UV radiation. My favorite supplements include Grapeseed extract, Resveratrol, Vitamin E, Green tea and Glutathione. Click here to learn more about how you can protect your skin from sun damage and cancer naturally!

    Yours in health,

    Dr. Tasreen Alibhai, ND

     

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