149. Jeffrey Smith on Why Eating Organic Is a Critical First Step in Getting Healthy

The Thriving Farmer Podcast - A podcast by Michael Kilpatrick - Tuesdays


*Disclaimer* We recognize that our focus on this podcast may or may not align with your personal perspectives on genetic modification and the use of chemical inputs (such as glyphosate and dicamba) in agriculture production. With our mission of building profitable and sustainable farms, we present today's podcast with the hope that we can consider the long-term impact of this technology on the health and productivity of our worldwide community. We encourage folks to do their own research regarding the wide range of topics discussed in today's episode. We’re not providing medical advice regarding any disease or condition; we strongly encourage our listeners to consult with health professionals for specific diagnosis and treatments.   Today on the podcast we’re hosting special guest Jeffrey Smith, American consumer activist,  self-published author, and former politician. Jeffrey is the author of two books on genetically engineered foods, Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You’re Eating, and Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives, which he made into a film in 2012. He focuses on advocating against GMOs and pesticides, exposing the dangers they bring to humanity. This info-packed episode details how proper health and nutrition sustains life and the modern day trends that create disease, as well as potential cataclysmic disasters we may face due to genetically engineered microbes. Don’t miss it!    You’ll hear: Why organic is so important in today’s ecosystem 1:36 About the Protect Nature Now campaign  23:08 About the disaster surrounding golden rice 40:08 Some recent studies regarding the effects of GMOs on our health 53:52 What the average person can do to avoid the dangerous pitfalls of modern food production and live healthy 1.10:10 About the Guest:As a leading spokesperson on GMO health dangers, Jeffrey Smith authored 2 global bestsellers, directed 5 films, delivered 1000 lectures and 1000 interviews in 45 countries, trained 1500 speakers and organized over 10,000 grassroots advocates. He is now sounding the alarm about the serious, even irreversible hazards from new genetic engineering techniques, which can lead to health and environmental catastrophes.He and the Institute for Responsible Technology, which he founded, are now sounding the alarm about the serious and potentially irreversible hazards from new genetic engineering techniques. Their Protect Nature Now campaign, which has more than 50 coalition organizations worldwide, recognizes that genetically altering microbes can cause unprecedented health problems and collapse ecosystems. They therefore call on government leaders to prevent all releases of genetically engineered microbes.   Resources:Website - https://protectnaturenow.com/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/responsibletechnology Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/irtnogmos/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/IRTnoGMOs   Harvest Hosts Resources:If interested in being a host, please be sure to mention ​​Thriving Farmer Podcast on your application! We are Harvest Hosts, a platform that connects over 180,000 RVers to local businesses and attractions. Based on our recent survey, Harvest Hosts members spend an average of $50 per night at each Host Location they visit; well-established Hosts are reporting an average of $13,000 in additional annual revenue. Our model is a cost-free opportunity for hosts to share their offerings with our members by opening up space for an overnight stay. We simply tell our members about you and they schedule their visit in advance. In exchange for the overnight stay, Harvest Host members are encouraged to make a purchase of at least $20 at each host location they visit. We hope to see you as a new host location of ours soon. ​If you have additional questions, please contact our Account Executive, JD at [email protected] Hosts Facebook  Harvest Hosts Instagram  Become a Host Information ​Don't believe us? Hear more from a host!