You may be aware of new breed corn, soybean or canola.
Roughly 80+% of the products containing these in the US are GMO.
Now, here comes a new innovations in vegetables.
Brown tomatoes: These golf-ball-size tomatoes have a high water content and are supposedly meaty and sweet with a flavor similar to the just-picked backyard variety. Kumatos are now sold in major grocery stores throughout the United States.
If that is not amusing enough, Straight out of Germany comes this edible spray paint capable of transforming ordinary food into works of culinary art.
By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives.
In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.