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
When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo... Read more
If you’re buying California-grown organic strawberries because you know organic food is better for the environment, then you might want to reconsider your purchase—or at least your motivations. While choosing organic over "conve... Read more
Greening your life—reducing your impact on the environment—takes a little research and planning. Because the kitchen is the most waste-producing room in an average house, it's a great place to start. The best way to do it is slowly, b... Read more
Breakfast time for me! A small organic apple drizzled with a tablespoon of melted peanut butter, an omega 3 enriched single scrambled egg and some Greek yogurt! 20 grams of protein for this vegetarians breakfast :)... Read more
Starting up the day good.. Eating 2 scrambled egg, some low fat organic ketchup for flavor, and a cucumber with a tiny bit of salt! After digesting, I'm planning to have a love handle exercise and drink at least 2 cups of water. Going good!... Read more
Had 2 green salads for lunch with my food..and one a minute ago...love the Spring Mix Organic greens...I'm proud...that is better than 3 small McDonald's fries that I would have had by now... #food... Read more
Yikes! Just ate organic steel cut oatmeal, yummm, but...I measured 1/2 cup dry like regular oatmeal, ate it, then went to record it and saw on the box 1/4 cup is the serving! I ate 300 calories rather then 150!... Read more
Just because a food is labeled organic does not mean it is good for you, organic soda is still soda. There is evidence that soils rich in organic matter produce more nutritious food, food with more vitamins, flavonoids, and minerals.... Read more
Decoding Food LabelsIs there a difference between "organic" and "100 percent organic"? And what about grass-fed and grass-finished meats? We'll help you brush up on your food-label smarts.Walk down the aisle of any supermarket and you’ll see food lab... Read more
It's been all over the news this week: A new study conducted by researchers from Stanford University, and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, finds little evidence that organic foods are any healthier than conventionally grown foods.&nb... Read more
Pop quiz: Which is the best product description to read on a food label?A. “100% natural”B. “All natural ingredients”C. “100% organic”D. “Certified organic ingredients”(Keep reading for the answer!)This... Read more
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