Tag: Organic Food

Top Five Things to Watch Out For When Buying Organic Foods

As food dangers multiply, organic food is becoming more popular. After all, who doesn’t want to eat food that is free of dangerous pesticides, herbicides and antibiotics? Many people also want to avoid food that has been treated with hormones, irradiated or genetically engineered. Many others want to eat meat that does not come from […]

Gluten Free for All

Gluten Free for All Gluten free seems to be the new buzz words in food trends. I have to wonder why so many people suffer from gluten allergies and celiac disease. What is different today vs. 10 or 20 years go? Is it the water? Pesticides? High fructose corn syrup? Preservatives? Fortunately, not only are […]

Organic Foods Lack Popular Sales Appeal

According to a recent study, organic foods are not growing  as fast in popularity as originally predicted. I personally can see that downturn in a bad economy. Organic food almost always costs much more than conventional food especially with produce. For instance at Trader Joe’s an organic Fuji apple costs 69 cents each vs. a regular […]

Organic Healthy Protein Food Bar – Pure Brand Hits the Spot

Originally uploaded by purebarveronica I eat a healthy snack every afternoon to get me through until dinner and I am always looking for something new to add to my arsenal. I recently had the opportunity to try Pure bars and they are great! What I immediately liked about them was that they were made from […]

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) – Eating Healthy

Community Supported Agriculture helps the small farmer. The small farmer is usually a family affair who may not be able to afford the pricey organic labeling certification but still uses pesticide-free farming methods. Organic may not be what it used to be as it’s been dumbed down by the government to accommodate big business’ like Wal-Mart […]

Eating Healthy: Is Organic Produce Worth the Extra Cost?

Buying organic is a good way to cut your exposure to potentially harmful pesticides, but it can get expensive. So how can you save on organics? According to ShopSmart, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, one way to save is to limit organic purchases to fruits and veggies that have the most dangerous pesticide residues […]