20 Signs You Really, Really Hate People

We all feel like this on bad days sometimes. But let it get you down. I myself am a Situational Extrovert, so I go with the flow. It isn’t the mood that determines what is gonna happen next. Just breathe in, breathe out. Things change and so do you. Just don’t get stuck in the rut. Nothing is worst than being unable to change when the situation warrants it.


1. The idea of getting your ass out of bed, dressing up and stepping out of your front door is just

Michael scott no

2. When you take public transport, you can’t help but think:


3. You’re on your way to meet a friend and then you get a text from her saying she’s brought a tag-along.

This is your reaction:

dont need another friend

4. You find yourself praying that plans get cancelled all the time.

cancelling plans

5. When you get invited to a house party, you pray to God they’ve got a pet so you can act busy and not interact with actual human beings.

6. When people tap you on the shoulder, or try to do that cheek-kissy thing that white people love, or touch you in any way:


7. When someone whips out a camera and everyone squeals in delight, you’re just like:

Robert Downey Jr Pained Photo Taking

8. You loovvvveee the internet. And the invention of mobile phones…

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GM Foods Proposed as Trigger for Gluten Sensitivity

GM Foods Proposed as Trigger for Gluten Sensitivity

Image GM Foods Proposed as Trigger for Gluten Sensitivity

The Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT) recently released a report proposing a link between genetically modified (GM) foods and gluten-related disorders. In the report, a team of experts suggests that GM foods may be an important environmental trigger for gluten sensitivity, which is estimated to affect as many as 18 million Americans.

Citing U.S. Department of Agriculture data, Environmental Protection Act records, medical journal reviews and international research, the authors relate GM foods to five conditions that may either trigger or exacerbate gluten-related disorders, including the serious autoimmune disorder, celiac disease:

  • Intestinal permeability 
  • Imbalanced gut bacteria 
  • Immune activation and allergic response 
  • Impaired digestion 
  • Damage to the intestinal wall

Although wheat has been hybridized over the years, it is not a genetically modified organism (GMO), which can only be created by a laboratory process that inserts genetic material into plant DNA. There are nine GMO food crops currently being grown for commercial use: soy, corn, cotton (oil), canola (oil), sugar from sugar beets, zucchini, yellow squash, Hawaiian papaya and alfalfa.

Most GMOs are engineered to tolerate a weed killer called glyphosate (Roundup). They contain high levels of this toxin at harvest. Corn and cotton varieties are also engineered to produce an insecticide called Bt-toxin. The report focuses primarily on the effects of these two toxins.

“The Bt-toxin in corn is designed to puncture holes in insect cells, but studies show it does the same in human cells,” explained IRT Executive Director Jeffrey Smith. “Bt-toxin may be linked to leaky gut, which physicians consistently see in gluten-sensitive patients.”

“Based on my clinical experience, when I remove GM foods as part of the treatment for gluten sensitivity, recovery is faster and more complete,” added Emily Linder, MD. “I believe that GMOs in our diet contribute to the rise in gluten sensitivity in the U.S. population.”

The best way to avoid GMOs is to purchase certified organic or Non-GMO Project Verified products. Download a shopping guide at NonGMOShoppingGuide.com or the free iPhone app, ShopNoGMO.

The markets for both gluten-free products and non-GMO products are expanding. Gluten-free sales are expected to exceed $5 billion by 2015 while Non-GMO Project Verified sales went from $0 to more than $3.5 billion in the last three years.

For a full report, visit http://www.glutenandgmos.com.


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