‘Organic’ Label Seems to Make Food Taste Better!

An “organic” label on foods is enough to make people believe the food items are healthier and tastier, new research suggests. The study included 144 volunteers who were asked to compare what they believed were conventionally and organically produced chocolate sandwich cookies, plain yogurt and potato chips. All of the products were actually organic, but…

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Why We Should All Eat More Organic Food

Organic Food is More Nutritious Organic foods, especially raw or non-processed, contain higher levels of beta carotene, vitamins C, D and E, health-promoting polyphenols, cancer-fighting antioxidants, flavonoids that help ward off heart disease, essential fatty acids, and essential minerals. On average, organic is 25% more nutritious in terms of vitamins and minerals than products derived…

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Living An Organic Lifestyle – Live Healthy, Live Organic!

With the problems in our environment today, its no wonder that health conscious people are turning to an organic lifestyle. Living organic means that you are using products and eating foods that are grown, produced, and made without the use of artificial chemicals or processes. Most people start an organic lifestyle by looking for, and…

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Spinach The Leafy Green Super-Food!

How smart is Popeye? Smarter than you think. Popeye attributes his amazing strength to eating spinach but he is also protecting himself against osteoporosis, heart disease, colon cancer and arthritis. The Journal of Nutrition recently published a report that spinach fights prostate cancer while The Nurses Health Study reveals women whose diets are high in…

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Eat Something Green Today!

With most greens like spinach or kale, when eaten raw it is loaded with a high vitamin and mineral content, but when cooked it releases many phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are natural plant organic compounds often called phytonutrients that are well known for potential health benefits including anti-inflammatory properties that help to protect against heart disease, while…

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Is Your Salad Organic?

Recent news that First Lady Michelle Obama and her family intend to grow an organic vegetable garden on the South Lawn of the White House means that the entire First Family will be enjoying organic salads. Hopefully the news will prompt increased popularity for organic salads everywhere. Recent statistics from the United States Department of Agriculture…

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Local and Organic Food and Farming: The Gold Standard

More and more consumers and corporations are touting the benefits of “local” foods, often described as “sustainable,” “healthy,” or “natural.” According to the trade publication, Sustainable Food News, “local” as a marketing claim, has grown by 15 percent from 2009 to 2010, and it’s likely that number will increase in the coming year. Even supermarket…

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Why We Should All Eat More Organic Food!

Organic Food is More Nutritious Organic foods, especially raw or non-processed, contain higher levels of beta carotene, vitamins C, D and E, health-promoting polyphenols, cancer-fighting antioxidants, flavonoids that help ward off heart disease, essential fatty acids, and essential minerals. On average, organic is 25% more nutritious in terms of vitamins and minerals than products derived…

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