06/10/2014 02:58 pm ET Updated Jun 19, 2014

Still Have Questions About GMOs? Here's A Doctor's Breakdown Of What You Need To Know

Go into any organic or health food store, and you'll see the labels plastered over and over again in big, block letters: "Non-GMO Project Verified." Your fellow shoppers may be paying careful attention to these labels, should you be too?

The production and consumption of GMOs is definitely a hot-button issue these days. Dr. Aaron Carroll acknowledges this upfront in his latest edition of "Healthcare Triage," even saying, "I'm guaranteed to make a lot of you angry, no matter what I say."

But what actually are GMOs, and how do they impact the consumer and the environment? Carroll breaks down the answers to these questions as only a healthcare and research professional could: fairly, succinctly and with the data to back him up.

Watch the video above to learn more.



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