Fast Food FUELS Aggression & Anxiety


Welcome to Episode 194 of Autism Parenting Secrets.

Our guest this week is Zen Honeycutt.

Zen is the Founder and Director of Moms Across America, a non-profit National Coalition of Unstoppable Moms.

She has three boys with allergies and autism symptoms, which greatly improved when they went GMO-Free and organic.

This is Zen’s third appearance on our show, and the reason for that is simple.

Toxic Food is NOT ok.


And this episode explores one important way it’s hurting our kids.

The secret this week is…

Fast Food FUELS Aggression & Anxiety

You’ll Discover:

  • The Fast Food Chains With The Highest Levels of Glyphosate (6:13)
  • How Glyphosate Wreaks Havoc On the Body (9:35)
  • The Levels of Heavy Metals in Fast Food (10:36)
  • The Levels of Veterinary Drugs and Hormones in Fast Food (16:18)
  • The Levels of Pesticides in Fast Food (20:00)
  • The Low Levels of Minerals and Vitamins in Fast Food (24:56)
  • Fast Food Chains That Are Better Than Most (36:48)
  • Some Surprising Takeaways (41:15)

About Our Guest:

Zen Honeycutt is the Founding Executive Director of non-profit Moms Across America, a National Coalition of Unstoppable Moms with the motto “Empowered Moms, Healthy Kids.” Moms Across America’s leaders created over 1,000 community events in all 50 states to raise awareness about GMOs, toxins in the food supply, and other environmental issues that pose risks to the health of our families. The organization’s mission is to educate and empower mothers and others with actions and solutions to create healthy communities, and it has had over 100 million impressions on social media and beyond.

Zen’s inspiration came from her three boys, who had allergies, autoimmune, asthma, and autism symptoms, which greatly improved when they went GMO-free and organic.

Zen is the author of UNSTOPPABLE, Transforming Sickness and Struggle into Triumph, Empowerment, and Celebration of Community. She was also the director of a short film called Communities Rising and recently launched a new non-profit pilot program called “The Neighborhood Food Network” to create a parallel food system, one street at a time.

Zen has received numerous activism awards, has been featured in mainstream media news networks such as CNN, NBC, CBS, and ABC, over a dozen documentaries such as BOUGHTSecret IngredientsModified, and Common Ground, in hundreds of podcasts, and other media outlets. She has served on the board of the California Organic Products Advisory Committee of the Secretary of Agriculture and works with the former Minister of Agriculture of Japan and hundreds of activists in Japan to transform the global food supply.

Zen, formerly of Connecticut, New York City, and California, currently resides in North Carolina. She has three sons –Ben, Bodee, and Bronson, who grow food with her, along with twenty-six farm animals.

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