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Why You Should Eat Organic Food

Why You Should Eat Organic Food

Organic food. Most people hear that they are good for you but may not be sure exactly why. For those who don’t know about the advantages of eating organic, here are a few reasons why eating organic is such a good idea. Organic foods are more nutritious. Many different...

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Misconceptions About Organic Foods

Misconceptions About Organic Foods

There are many reasons to go organic – for the health benefits, for the environment. But in general people don’t know a lot about organic foods, and as a result, they have certain misconceptions about them. Here are a few of those misconceptions. They believe organic...

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How to Decipher Food Labels

How to Decipher Food Labels

Walking down the supermarket aisles can be a confusing experience. You are confronted with all kinds of different labels that can be hard to decipher. You may see labels like organic, or all natural, or local. What do they mean? Here is some explanation that should...

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How We Alter Foods

How We Alter Foods

Mankind has been experimenting with the food we grow almost as long as we have had agriculture. The ancient Mayan civilization, for example, grew hybrid corn. And now, with advances in technology, we are able to make changes to the genetic makeup of the plant itself....

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Eating Healthy While Stretching Your Budget

Eating Healthy While Stretching Your Budget

If you are on a budget, how can you eat healthy while at the same time holding your costs down? One way to hold expenses down is to make your diet more plant based and organic. This way you not only lower your costs but make your food go farther and maintain a...

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Organic Farming and Ecosystems

Organic Farming and Ecosystems

Before the advent of farming, early man had a variegated diet – eating plants, animals, berries, seeds. Then humans discovered agriculture. But only certain plants and animals could be farmed, and so humans came to rely on an agricultural monoculture. Humans then set...

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How to Start Living an Organic Lifestyle

How to Start Living an Organic Lifestyle

When most people hear the word organic, they usually think of food that is grown without the use of pesticides and fertilizers. But the term organic can apply to other things as well. In fact, it can be used to describe a whole lifestyle that is built around living in...

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Saving Money While Eating Organic Food

Saving Money While Eating Organic Food

Eating organic food is more expensive than eating conventionally grown food: Consumer Reports held a study in 2015 and found that, on average, organic food was about 47 percent more expensive (although the range was huge). But that doesn’t mean going organic will...

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