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They say radiation from Japan has already been found in Iceland...

Monday, April 04, 2011

I have said countless times in my blogs that I choose food over drugs as far as treating disease. I donít believe in supporting the Pharmaceutical Companies if there is a nutritional solution instead. In fact supporting our local farmers would help our economy and at the same time reduce our carbon footprint.

I recently read an article that stated ď Generally the rule is that you can buy 1200 calories of processed food to every 250 calories of produce. ď That is because our lovely US Govt subsidizes the industries that make the crap or junk food instead of our struggling farmers. That is a blog in itself but Iím not going there today.

So if you really want to know how eating healthy nutritious food can possibly impact your life with what is going on in todayís world as far as the aftermath of the nuclear plant disaster in Japan please read this article and start making some healthy changes.

I donít eat these healthier foods because I am scared of radiation. I eat them because of the way my body feels by eating this way. This is the fuel that my body needs to run efficiently just as a car needs gas. However, this article just gives me one more reason to eat like this. Perhaps it will give a few of you some food for though. Pun intended.

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ERIN1957 4/5/2011 8:46AM

    Amazing how just now they come out with all of this.

Did you know many packaged foods are treated with radiation? Yep,milk is one. Our government doesn't say how many test are taken prior to the "media" bringing these reading out to us, because of the disaster. I would love to see the reports of radiation in the water prior to this disaster? Yes they are constantly monitoring these things because of so many other sources of radiation being used in our environments. I think, yes it is an issue, but so are so many other areas as well that are a constant and not an event.

I truly think anyone one who eats ANY packed or created food needs to rethink the whole picture. I thought about this as we traveled through southern Texas (love Texas and it's people so do not get me wrong) seeing a chemical plant pumping out fumes where I could barely breath and cattle grazing right next to it. I could barely breath driving by....hmmm what is that cow going through or the people living close by or working there, going through.

Radiation is and has been an issue, but so is so many other constants in our environment. Cars, machinery, sewage, waste, plastics, styrofoam, cleaning supplies, laundry detergents, manufactured items we can't or won't live without. Hair dye, nail polish, make up even body lotions, just to name a few.

I raise my hand on so many, a vegan lifestyle really is more than just food. I am final realizing this.

I personally want my food as clean as possible, from all contaminants. Read your toothpaste or deodorant label lately?
Our largest organ is our skin.
I am slowly changing and trying to look at all issues and what I can do. Even the slightest changes can help, yes a single person can help not only their lives but make a differnce in the world.


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DEFIANTVEGAN 4/5/2011 2:02AM

    Thanks for the Article Yvonne,

Well Radiation has been found in cows milk in Washington. =( I'm glad I don't drink it but feel sorry for those that do.


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L*I*T*A* 4/4/2011 10:58PM

    great share.........thanks
blessings and hugs............lita

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SCOUTMOM715 4/4/2011 9:29PM

    Great article!, Thank you emoticon

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MRDPOLING 4/4/2011 9:22PM

    We've not seen the worst of this yet! Seriously, the world is not going to be the same EVER again!

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    Excellent article Yvonne. Time for me to get back on target. Love ya, Dawn emoticon emoticon

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TEDYBEAR2838 4/4/2011 7:09PM

    Good article thanks Yvonne.

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