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How To Avoid GMOs for Non-GMO Month
October is Non-GMO Month, and to educate our audience on the ever-changing GMO landscape, we’ve put together some important information for you about GMOs and how to avoid them – what GMOs are, w...
Top 10 Healthy Organic Breakfast Ideas
Do you eat a healthy organic breakfast every day? Skipping your morning meal can be a mistake, because you may be more likely to snack later, and miss out on essential nutrition to kick-start your da...
5 Facts About Organic Certification
Organic certification verifies that a farm or handling facility complies with U.S. Department of Agriculture's organic regulations. Once certified, you may sell, label, and represent your product as 'certified organic', and you can use the USDA organic seal.
Organic People: Ashley Koff, RD
Ashley Koff, RD believes better nutrition should be simple – but so often isn’t. The internationally renowned Registered Dietician has dedicated her career to helping everyone find their way to better nutrition, simplified.
Why I Choose Organic by Anna Lappe
My heart skipped a beat when I read the headline: 'Pesticides as bad for kids’ lungs as cigarette smoke, study says.'
New Studies Show Dietary Benefits of Organic Dairy and Meat
Two new studies out of Newcastle University have confirmed several benefits of consuming organic dairy and meat. The papers, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, show that organic milk and meat contain about 50% higher levels of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products.
Organic Certification: Why is it Important?
I have traveled to verdant areas of the country where the land sprouts red barns housing livestock and ancient well-oiled tractors. The farmers are sturdy, the roosters are colorful and all seems quite organic and pastoral. I have visited many such hardy salt-of- the-earth folk. I have trudged their furrows and bumped along in their four-by-fours, speaking about the price of broccoli and the forewarning of an early frost. Many do pledge to be organic, but when pressed, a few say that they are “beyond” and need not be certified—too much trouble, expense… and the paperwork, OY! Let’s be friendly and let thy neighborly-trust be our guide.
6 Ways to Avoid GMOs on Vacation!
1. Choose certified organic foods. Certified organic products cannot contain genetically engineered ingredients. 2. For the car ride, pack a cooler and snack bags for the kids with their favorite or...
5 Simple Steps to Help Bees and Other Pollinators
5 Simple Steps to Help Bees and Other Pollinators by Larissa Walker, Pollinator Program Director at Center for Food Safety. One in every three bites of food we eat is from a crop pollinated by bees....
Why You Should Choose Organic For Your Kids
The number one reason is to avoid the harmful pesticides used in conventionally grown food. The evidence is clear that children are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of pesticides and o...