While WebMD supports the belief that current genetically modified crops pose no health risks, opponents point out that the long-term health risks remain unknown and that they have been linked to severe allergic reactions... More »

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According to WebMD, possible disadvantages of genetically modified crops include environmental hazards such as the creation of herbicide-resistant weeds, altering the nutritional content of food, resistance of crops to a... More »

Bt cotton is a genetically modified version of the plant that contains genes for an insecticide. The cotton plants include Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), a spore-forming bacteria that produces cry proteins. When insects ea... More »

Several websites contain lists of high-fiber foods including Mayo Clinic, Today's Dietitian, WebMD, MedlinePlus and SelfNutritionData, as of April 2015. Women should consume 21 to 25 grams of fiber per day, while men sho... More »

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As of 2015, foods that contain genetically modified organisms are considered safe by the World Health Organization, the National Academy of Sciences and the American Medical Association, states WebMD. However, no indepen... More »

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Maltodextrin affects blood sugar levels and may not be safe for diabetics, says Healthline. On the other hand, resistant maltodextrin may lower a person's blood sugar levels. More »

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Different types of crops include crops for eating, crops for clothing and crops for feeding animals that will be used for human sustenance. Crops can be anything from fruit that is grown on trees and used in commercial f... More »