While it’s an old post, it’s theme is one I contemplate a lot.
My consumption patterns will probably always carry some level of fluidity, but I hope I’m always thinking about what I consume.
I’m a big believer in knowing what I put into my body. It is not just that I want a choice, or my belief that I have right to make such a decision: it is spiritual.
Yup, spiritual. This body, I’ve got just one. It won’t last forever. Therefore, I want the assurance of what I choose to eat, consume, or slather on- is safe.
What do I mean by safe? A strong assurance that it is not detrimental to my health, that I am protected & not at risk and best of all, has been proven to not be harmful. I believe in the precautionary principle:
“When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.”
As our news is filled with safety: in our supply…
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