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6/8/08 2:06 A

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If it has more than 5 ingredients, it's probaby processed with organic ingredients. I've noticed that there are more boxed things with "organic" written on them. It's marketing, organic is becoming more popular so now they are making organic processed foods, just like the low carb or low fat crae a few years go. Just think "close to nature as possible," picked, grown, fished, hunted, etc. I use very few things that come in a box. Some thing like rolled oats come in a packaged but there's only one ingredient: rolled oats.


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6/7/08 4:37 P

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6/7/08 1:31 P

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Like the ones before me, it depends on what it is. Fruit, milk, veggies, meat fine. Junk food has no business in the eating clean lifestyle.

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6/7/08 12:32 P

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My hubby and I have gone head to head on this topic. I agree 100% with what has been said. Just because it says "organic" doesn't make it clean. To him, if it says organic it must be healthy. We found "pop tarts" that are organic and he was fine with buying them. I bought 1 box as a treat a few months back. We go back to the store and he was tossing in 4 boxes of them. We got into it at Trader Joes. All he kept coming back with atleast its organic sugar!!! OH MY GOD! are you serious!?!??! This is one area we butt heads every time.
He has been 100% supportive with eating healthier, cleaner but some things he just doesn't get!!

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6/7/08 8:40 A

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I agree 100%. All Organic means is that the ingredients were grown without certain pesticides etc. What is then made out of the ingredients makes a huge difference!

Organic strawberries are wonderful for you, but organic strawberry "toaster pastries" are not at all! They are still just fat and sugar with nearly no fiber or protein.

The people in the food selling business are very clever. They know people like to eat things that taste good, but a lot of people are trying to eat healthy and trying to avoid junk food. So, to sell their products, they try to make junk food (or at least questionable food) sound as healthy as possible. If you don't read the labels, it can be hard to tell the difference.

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6/7/08 8:15 A

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I wouldn't think so. My idea of clean eating is eating foods closest to their natural state, meaning not consuming highly processed junk. Organic is great for fruit, veggies, milk, ect. but in my opinion organic cookies and muffins and anything else wrapped in plastic is still a big no!

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6/7/08 8:11 A

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I was wondering if organic things are automatically clean? If I get something that's organic does that mean that it is clean and I don't have to look into it?

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