July

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What Does The Term ‘Organic’ Really Mean?

What Does The Term ‘Organic’ Really Mean?

Learning To Live Healthy By Discovering The Powers of Organic Food
Did you know that a lot of conventional foods are made with additional hormones, preservatives and sprayed with dangerous modified chemicals? These are just a few of the things that are not mixed into organic foods. By contrast, organic foods are grown naturally without any harmful chemicals, additives, preservatives or hormones pumped into the food. Moreover, organic food treats animals with care unlike conventional stocked meat.

The Benefits of Going Green And Eating Wholesome Organic Read the rest of this entry »

May

3

The Real Cost Of Going Organic

Many consumers automatically believe that buying organic meats and produce is more expensive than their pesticide and herbicide filled counterparts, but smart shoppers know that they can find good deals on organic food if they look. Local farmers markets are a great way to find inexpensive locally sourced foods. Although it’s true that you might spend a few more pennies here than at the local supermarket, you will also be paying for your own quality of life as well as for the economic health of the community Read the rest of this entry »

March

1

Know What To Buy At A Farmer’s Market

A farmer’s market is a great place to pick up fresh meat, produce, flowers, and other locally-sourced products. Since they tend to be very large and can sometimes be overwhelming, it can be helpful to follow some guidelines when it comes to making purchases at a farmer’s market. First, think about what produce you need for the week. Since produce is at the peak of freshness at a farmer’s market, you will want to use what you buy right away. Consider stocking up on vegetables or fruits that keep well, such as Read the rest of this entry »

February

27

How To Find Locally Grown Produce

There are many advantages to buying locally grown produce. In the first place, this produce is going to be much fresher, and therefore much more tasty, when you eat it. On top of that, you will find that it does not consume large amounts of fuel in terms of transportation costs. Finally, if it was produced locally, there is a better chance that it was produced ethically.

If you want to start looking into locally grown Read the rest of this entry »

February

23

How To Buy Organic Meat For Your Family

Organic meat typically refers to meat that has been produced with no chemical assistance, either in the form of growth hormones or genetically altered feed. In many cases, it refers to meat that has been kept in humane conditions. When you want to buy organic meat for your family, there are a few tips to keep in mind.

First, your best bet for getting organic meat is going to be heading to the farmer’s market. A farmer’s market Read the rest of this entry »

February

21

Which Produce Should You Buy Organic?

When you are looking to buy organic but you don’t feel like breaking the bank, you need to start prioritizing. Some foods are low in pesticide residue whether you buy them organic or not. Other foods should definitely be bought organic just because of the number of pesticides that are found on them.

Apples
Apples are close to the top of the list when you are looking at fruit that has been found to contain pesticide residues. Buy your apples organic or at least peel them if you don’t. However, remember that peeling gets rid of Read the rest of this entry »

February

19

When And If You Should Go Organic

Organic food is food that has been produced without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or growth hormones, and if you want to eat in a healthy manner, it is definitely something for you to think about. Organic food is undoubtedly better for you, but before you take the leap, there are a few things to consider.

First, consider the price. Organic food is across the board more expensive than the standard food out there. It takes more time to produce, more resources to grow and significantly more investment on the part of the producer. before Read the rest of this entry »