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What’s On My Food? FREE iPhone App Gives You The Scary Details!

What’s On My Food? FREE iPhone App Gives You The Scary Details!

Put that apple down and review its pesticide count on this iPhone app before taking a bite. Did you know that there are 42 different pesticides residues on conventional apples!

November 01, 4
Revitalize Your Skin With This Simple Organic Avocado Butter Mask!

Revitalize Your Skin With This Simple Organic Avocado Butter Mask!

Check out this incredibly simple, all natural and organic facial mask. It takes minutes to make and leaves your skin feeling so fresh and smooth. I HIGHLY recommend you…

September 27, 3
Oil Spill: Why is this 100% Organic Solution Being Ignored?

Oil Spill: Why is this 100% Organic Solution Being Ignored?

Global Environmental Technology, has a product that is 100 percent organic and was invented in 1998. Not only does the product clean up the oil, clean animals, it can also be recycled for use afterwards. But why is it not being used?

June 04, 11
Organic or Not? Check the Label

Organic or Not? Check the Label

The USDA has established an organic certification program that requires all organic foods to meet strict government standards. These standards regulate how such foods are grown, handled and processed. Any farmer or food manufacturer who labels and sells a product as organic must…

August 28, 4
Bananas: Organic vs Conventional. There is a Difference!

Bananas: Organic vs Conventional. There is a Difference!

Deciding whether to buy organic or conventional bananas is a toughie. Organic ones are more expensive (usually at least 30 cents more per pound), and I’ve noticed that they seem to bruise more easily – anyone else notice that, too? The major difference between the two are that conventional bananas are…

August 26, 21
5 Plants You Can Easily Grow Organically In Your Home

5 Plants You Can Easily Grow Organically In Your Home

For some of us gardening in a traditional garden just isn’t a reality. Much of the population is packed into large cities with little to no green space to speak of. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t grow your own plants and some of your own food. I would also have to advise that if you’re interested in actually…

July 17, 8
Monsanto Does ‘Dust and Ditch’ Destroying Local Organic Farm

Monsanto Does ‘Dust and Ditch’ Destroying Local Organic Farm

A family farm in Iowa is only a few months shy of receiving their formal certification as an organic farm, when to their horror, a rustic-looking old biplane owned by Monsanto, swooped in to spray toxic fungicide on their fields. Monsanto basically laughs in their face saying…

July 16, 42
Is Cheap Food Worth Risking Your Life?

Is Cheap Food Worth Risking Your Life?

According to the latest statistics, more than 75 million Americans are sentient about their health and the environment that they are willing to pay more for all-organic products, despite the present economic state. These organic consumers are aware that healthy living is to eat organic, as fresh unpreserved organic foods contain…

July 15, 2
Top 10 Green Eating Tips

Top 10 Green Eating Tips

Eating green is perhaps the most impactful single act we engage in. The products we buy all have very specific impacts — from where the cows graze before supplying your milk, to how near your home your bread is baked. Of course, it isn’t quite that simple; there are numerous factors throughout the entire life…

July 13, 5
Has the Recession Taken Its Toll On Your Eating Habits?

Has the Recession Taken Its Toll On Your Eating Habits?

If the answer is yes, you would obviously not be alone, so there are no shockers in this bit of news: Organic farmers, reports the New York Times, have been hit hard by the recession, and many appear to be giving up certification and natural farming techniques for more conventional farming. So its bad news…

July 11, 2
USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

When is organic not organic? There is a huge uproar about the term organic, as in organic food. Lots of major food corporations want to cash in and have been cashing in. When the U.S. Government gets involved and allows crony capitalists to control and ruin everything that’s…

July 06, 12
Research Confirms Organic Apples Have More Antioxidants Than Conventionally Grown Apples

Research Confirms Organic Apples Have More Antioxidants Than Conventionally Grown Apples

Organically produced apples have a 15 per cent higher antioxidant capacity than conventionally produced apples, says a new study. Not only is organically grown food higher in nutritional value, but it is free from exposure to harmful herbicides and pesticides that when consumed over your life, can lead to […]

June 01, 2
Attack On Organic Food, Can You Connect The Dots

Attack On Organic Food, Can You Connect The Dots

For a change of pace every now and then, I’m going to publish an article by Stan ‘the stickman’ as sort of a way to lampoon current events happening in our reality. Now, Stan doesn’t have the luxury of a big brain like you and I do, but nonetheless he will still attempt to make sense out of the world we live in […]

March 31, 5
Grow, Share, or Find a Garden with Sharing Backyards

Grow, Share, or Find a Garden with Sharing Backyards

With the recession in full swing, many Americans are returning to their roots, literally, cultivating vegetables in their backyards to squeeze every penny out of their food budget. Having a garden is a great idea, but what if you have no land, no green thumb […]

March 26, 4
Raw Almonds Still Illegal

Raw Almonds Still Illegal

I’m still surprised at the number of people who buy raw almonds thinking that they’re raw. The truth is they’re not. In the fall of 2007 a bill was passed requiring all raw almonds in North America to undergo a mandatory pasteurization making it illegal to purchase raw almonds.

March 26, 105
Top 20 Health, Green, Organic, Raw Tweeters You Should Follow on Twitter

Top 20 Health, Green, Organic, Raw Tweeters You Should Follow on Twitter

I joined Twitter earlier this year and I’ve absolutely enjoyed the experience. It provides me the chance to share my latest activities, but I also get to follow the lives of people who I’ve always wanted to know more about. I thought I’d tell you some of my favorite raw food, health, organic […]

March 17, 10
Appetite For Organic Food Wilts As Economy Suffers

Appetite For Organic Food Wilts As Economy Suffers

The rotten economy is eating into sales of organic foods as fewer Americans put these often costly groceries on their plates. Overall sales of organic food are still rising, though the industry’s robust growth of recent decades is tapering off. Many devotees of organic foods are not willing to cut back though they say [...]

December 09, 8
Man Tries to Become ‘Certified Organic’

Man Tries to Become ‘Certified Organic’

A pediatrician has spent the last three years only eating organic food, whether he’s cooking at home, dining out or snacking on the road. Why three years, because that was the amount of time it took to have a breeding animal certified organic by the Department of Agriculture and he wondered whether a person could meet the [...]

December 03, 4
Blueberries Reverse Memory Loss and Prevent Alzheimer’s

Blueberries Reverse Memory Loss and Prevent Alzheimer’s

As if blueberries weren’t already amazing, new research found adding blueberries to a regular diet, resulted in improvements in memory and may have implications in the treatment of Alzheimer’s. Blueberries are rich in flavonoids, which have always been associated as an antioxidant, but this study indicates they also activate the part of the brain [...]

December 03, 1

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