Did you know that 80% of processed foods in the United States contain GMOs? GMOs are Genetically Modified Organisms, referring to any plant, animal or microorganism that has been genetically modified through genetic engineering. These genetically modified organisms take on new traits, some of which cause them to grow faster and resist insects or weeds. Fitsugar.com recently published a straightforward article about GMOs, republished here and accessible by clicking the orange title, “What you should know about GMOs” above. Most of us are completely unfamiliar with the term “GMO” while others of us know a little about them. Whether you choose to avoid foods that contain GMOs or not, you should at least read this article to learn more about this timely topic.