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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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Scary Foods Facts…And How To Avoid Them

October 23, 2016 By

Food, quite simply, can be medicine or poison. What’s really scary are all the ingredients running around dressed up like “food.” Walk the aisles of your supermarket, stop in a fast-food restaurant, or grab a soda from a  vending machine and you’ll find cleverly costumed “foods” laced with harmful substances—added sugars, preservatives, additives, chemical dyes, weird coatings, and flavorings. It…

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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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Are You Buying Fake Honey With Zero Health Benefits?

May 1, 2015 By

I’ve traveled around the world waiting in airports for days on end until I arrive at my destination. I’ve slept on dirt floors, tangled with wild animals, and endured extreme weather in remote locations. Why do I do it? Quality assurance. When I’m sourcing new ingredients or hunting superfoods, I can’t rely on an email, video, phone chat or documents…