- Intestinal permeability
- Imbalanced gut bacteria
- Immune activation and allergic response
- Impaired digestion
- Damage to the intestinal wall
Many experts agree that the recent increase in gluten-related disorders cannot be explained by genetics alone, and that there must be some environmental trigger. This video below is of Jeffrey Smith, who is an internationally recognized expert on genetically modified organisms, and Tom Malterre, an expert in clinical nutrition.
Here is a study that shows how Bt toxins found in Monsanto crops can be damaging to red blood cells, and potentially cause leukemia. Here is another one that shows how GMO animal feed caused severe stomach inflammation and enlarged uteri in pigs. There have been multiple studies linking GMOs to cancer, and a range of other diseases. Scientists all over the world have come together to show their support for the ban of GMOs.
“The introduction of GMOs is highly suspect as a candidate to explain the rapid rise in gluten-related disorders over the past 17 years.” – Dr Tom O’Bryan, internationally recognized expert on gluten sensitivity and Celiac Disease.
“Based on my clinical experience, when I remove genetically modified foods as part of the treatment for gluten sensitivity, recovery is faster and more complete. I believe that GMOs in our diet contribute to the rise in gluten sensitivity in the U.S. population” – Dr Emily Linder
Along with GMOs come the pesticides, which have been linked to cancer, parkinson’s, autism and alzheimer’s, to name a few.
Glyphosate is a patented antibiotic that destroys beneficial gut bacteria. An imbalance of gut flora commonly accompanies celiac Disease and other gluten -related disorders. – Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at MIT
Numerous studies have surfaced around the globe over the past few years that identify the multiple dangers that GMOs can pose to human health, as well as the environment. There is a reason why the majority of countries worldwide choose to ban them from their country. A growing number of people in North America continue to protest against GMO usage, as we’ve seen with the recent March against Monsanto. If people really made the decisions here, biotech corporations wouldn’t exist.
We are not alone, public figures are also continuing to speak up. Not long ago a former Canadian Government Scientist at Agriculture Canada, Dr. Thierry Vrain (one of many) spoke out against GMOs. Another prominent public figure, Geneticist David Suzuki has been a long time advocate against GMOs, and has been speaking out about how they can be hazardous to human health as well as the environment. He recently stated that human beings are part of a massive experiment, referring to the use of GMOs.
Hopefully we continue to push forward with this matter. So far activism is paying off as many places around the world have banned GMOs. Let’s keep it going until they no longer exist. There are better ways to feed the world, and it’s time to stop listening to the excuses as to why we cannot implement them, when it’s clear we can.