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9 Secrets to Eating Organic on any Budget

November 17, 2016 By

Transitioning your lifestyle to eating organic can be positively life changing in so many ways. There are so many reasons why organic is necessary to improve your health, reverse disease, and preserve the environment, plus organic usually tastes better too. I focused on ‘WHY’ I choose organic and how it will benefit you in this previous blog, “Why 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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Seasonal Eating for Summer

May 23, 2015 By

Every part of the world has different seasons. Even the different states will be different. This great tool from Seasonal Table is an interactive guide that lets you select your state and the season to see what’s freshest near you. When you eat fresh, whole foods that are in season, you have the opportunity to save money (seasonal food is…

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Why is Seasonal Eating So Powerful?

May 22, 2015 By

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of “summer” (for all those too impatient to wait until the summer solstice, June 21st). It’s the perfect time to start watching for seasonal fruits and vegetables to show up at your local stores and farmers markets so that you don’t miss out on the power of seasonal eating. Seasonal eating is when…

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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…