That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Step into any supermarket these days and you’re sure to find a wide variety of organic foods on the shelves. From produce, milk and meat to breakfast cereals and snack foods, consumers have their pick of certified organic products—a far c... Read more
A healthy diet requires more than simply cutting out junk food—it involves getting the most nutritional value out of every bite you take. It takes good food to build a fit body. But did you know that your food choices also have an impact on the... Read more
Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy... Read more
Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
If I switched out say non-organic bread for organic (I only eat one or two slices a day) and replaced other foods with organic would my weight loss efforts be more successful? I heard non organic stuff has obesogens. I don't need that.... Read more
So I've been transitioning over the last year to organic hair care products, organic make-up (which has been AWESOME for my skin) and other organic household products.
Only problem is I'm only finding 1-2 companies and brands th... Read more
It seems that the areas where tea is normally grown has terrible air and water pollution. I drink a lot of green and black tea, and have become concerned that it is probably contaminated with pollutants, even if it is grown organically. D... Read more
I read that one should eat organic dairy products. Does this hold true even for nonfat dairy? I ask because I believe that the toxins are stored in the fat. However, I don't know about the hormones.... Read more
I've recently been diagnosed with allergies to wheat, oats, soy, malt, barley and rye... I'm not saying go out and find yourself an allergy, but I can't help but think if I hadn't been diagnosed I'd still be in my rut. I'm eating so much better. Fres... Read more
When I was a kid, my mom cooked hot cereal most winter mornings--the good kind, not the flavored stuff that came in packets. Rich, warm and filling, the cream of wheat, oatmeal and other "healthy" cereals tided me over until lunchtime. These days, wh... Read more
As both temperatures and leaves continue to fall, you may have noticed grocery and liquor stores stocking up on a large variety of seasonal alcoholic drinks, including many types of hard cider. Once a niche ruled by Woodchuck and Strongbow, a quick W... Read more
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