HEALTHY LIVING

Why Buy Organic? 6 Big Reasons You Should

August 27, 2016 By

When you hold up an organic cucumber, you may ask, “Why buy organic? The conventional cucumber is cheaper, so why can’t I just buy that?” A visual inspection doesn’t reveal many differences, but there are huge differences — and they have a direct impact on your health and the planet. Here are 6 big reasons why you should buy organic…

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How Many Pesticides In Produce Are You Buying?

April 13, 2016 By

I highly recommend eating an all-organic diet of fruits and vegetables. It saves your body from the toxic load of pesticides in produce. If your budget doesn’t allow for this, you can use the Environmental Working Group (EWG)’s Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists, both from the EWG’s annual “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce,” whenever possible as you shop to…

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Cut Chemicals With the Dirty Dozen, Clean 15 Lists

May 14, 2015 By

Eating organic can seem overwhelming to your wallet, but the key is to make strategic choices. Making the simple choice to cut out the biggest food offenders containing high levels of pesticides and toxins from your diet can have noticeable results. A recent study shows people who buy organic produce have lower levels of organophosphate insecticides measured in their bodies…