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EWGImportant Message from the Environmental Working Group:

Dear Friend,

How do you fight back against a Goliath like Monsanto?

For the last 20 years, the Environmental Working Group has empowered our community with the most important tool against agribusiness giants: information.

This information is what helps you avoid eating food with genetically engineered ingredients, unnecessary antibiotics and toxic chemicals like organophosphate pesticides - which you can find in almost any grocery store.

But we can only keep revealing what's actually lurking in your meat and produce - what Monsanto and Big Ag want to hide from you - if you step up to fund our crucial research efforts before the April 30 deadline. We can't shine a light on Big Ag's dirty secrets without your support.

Click here to donate before the April 30 deadline to make sure our research can tell you how to avoid dangerous pesticides in your food. Give $10 or more today and we'll send you our Dirty Dozen Plus and Clean 15 bag tag as a thank-you.

When you aren't armed with information that only EWG can provide, you don't know if you're buying food that the corporate mega-farms sprayed with toxic chemicals or meat from animals treated with unnecessary antibiotics that can create potentially deadly superbugs.

Agribusiness giants like Monsanto are producing genetically engineered ingredients used in most processed foods - nearly all field corn and soy in the U.S. are genetically engineered - but you'd never know it because they don't have to tell you.

That's why EWG is here - to fight back against Big Ag's harmful practices by giving you the information you need to feed your family healthier and safer food. Your donation before the April 30 deadline ensures we'll be able to continue the research into what's hiding in your grocery store.

Thank you for everything you do for the EWG community.

 Ken Cook
 President, Environmental Working Group
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Kluge familyA great read by Dr. Mark Hyman!

Last week, I flew to Greenville, South Carolina to meet with the Kluge family. I talked with them about their health, looking to understand the roots of their family crisis of morbid obesity, pre-diabetes, renal failure, disability, financial stress, and hopelessness.

We talked about how they could dig themselves out of their scary downward spiral, a spiral that is affecting more than 150 million Americans (including tens of millions of children) struggling with the physical, social, and financial burden of obesity and its complications.

Click Here to read more from Dr. Hyman - everything from 5 Reasons Most Diets Fail to The Key to Automatic Weight Loss and more.

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Dr. Kara Fitzgerald explains why they can be our friends!


Gastrointestinal biofilms are an important topic, and those comprised of pathogenic microbes are getting much well-deserved attention in the integrative medical community. However, in keeping with the sIgA topic, I want to give a shout-out to commensal biofilms, which are vital to GI health and deserve similar attention.

Biofilms are everywhere, allowing bacteria to survive -- good or bad. They are found at the solid-liquid interface in most environments. Indeed, dental plaque is a biofilm, as is the slime on an icky bathtub. Biofilms are comprised of bacteria (and/or other microbes) and an extracellular matrix of excreted polymeric polysaccharides.

Simply put: bugs + goo = slime (biofilm). 

Click here to learn more.
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An insightful case report published by Global Advances in Health and Medicine!

Child at doctors office

Type 1 diabetes mellitus in children is associated with various medical, psychological, emotional, social, and organizational hurdles. Patient-centered disease management should address all patient-relevant issues in an individualized, systems-oriented, and multidisciplinary approach.
To read the rest of the case report, click here.

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A great video by RealAge!

Want a simple way to lower your cancer risk and prevent a fatty liver? Orthopedic surgeon Vonda Wright shares the gene-boosting benefits of regular exercise in this clip.
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