Beware: These 10 Foods Could Be (and Probably Are) GMOs

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When a food is labeled GMO, it means it’s a genetically modified organisms. This concerns many people in terms of the safety and health value of a food. While the decision is a personal one, knowing which foods are usually GMOs can help you make decisions that support your health goals.

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Canned Soup

Canned soup contains a wide range of ingredients that concern health experts, including salt. Most varieties also contain high fructose corn syrup and vegetable oil, both of which contain corn and soy, which is usually considered GMOs.
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Zucchini

Most zucchini sold in stores is modified to resist viruses that affect the crop. You can’t tell just by looking at one if it’s a GMO or not.
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Boxed Cereal

Many kinds of cereal contain corn and soy, both of which are often GMOs. Many also contain high fructose corn syrup, another GMO food.
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Fruit Juice

While the fruit itself might not be a GMO, most store bought juice contains high fructose corn syrup, which usually is.
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Beef and Pork

The meat itself is not genetically modified, but the corn feed that many cows adn pigs eat can still taint the meat with GMOs.
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Sugar Beets

Much of the sugar beet crop is used to make sweeteners, but most of them genetically modified to increase size and sweetness.
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Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa is modified to resist certain pesticides so farmers can spray their crop for weeds without killing the alfalfa.
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Soft Drinks

Again, this item is likely full of GMOs due to the large concentration of high fructose corn syrup they contain.
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Tofu

Because tofu is made with soy, you can bet that much of it is made with GMO soy. Most soybeans grown in America are GMOs.
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Cooking Oils

Not all cooking oils are GMOs, but you can assume that both vegetable and canola oils are.
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