Health

IRON-RICH FOODS

Prepared by Rayna Hichez Coste, LDN Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. LDN #1553 and L.E.A.D. Network member Iron is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is found in every cell of the body. In our diet, it is considered an essential mineral, since...
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Question of the Week – Every day I read that your foods cause cancer. It is true?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “every day I read that your foods cause cancer. It is true?” Put simply, our seeds...
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INFORMATION ON THE GERMAN REPORT ON GLYPHOSATE IN BEER

A report from Germany from the Environmental Institute on Thursday said it detected glyphosate in 14 German beers. Here’s Monsanto’s perspective regarding this report: Glyphosate is an herbicide with a 40-year history of safe use. Glyphosate is approved...
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Question of the Week – How can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting that pesticide healthy?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “how can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting...
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Question of the Week – In GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the produce?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “in GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the...
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The Benefits and Safety of GMOs

By Milton Stokes, PhD, MPH, RD, FAND; Daniel A. Goldstein, MD, FAAP, FACMT As fathers, the availability of a safe and abundant food supply for our families is very important to us. Since we have nutrition and medical backgrounds, this priority carries...
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