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Pesticides Contaminate Nearly Half of Organic Produce

A new study released by CBC News found that almost half of organic fruits and vegetables tested in locations across Canada over the last two years are contaminated with pesticides. And almost 2 percen…

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Do You Have an Organic Bias?

Years ago I was at a trade show talking to a representative from a hydroponic produce enterprise about his tomatoes. When I inquired whether or not his tomatoes were farmed organically, he became a li…

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Tumors Linked to Genetically-Modified Corn

In a study published in Food Chemical Toxicology, scientists at the University of Caen, Institute of Biology, in France found severe effects of Round-up tolerant genetically modified (GM) corn, even w…

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17 Essential Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Organic food was the only option for thousands of years.  Now, with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and genetically-modified foods, organic is still the best option.  Here are 17 reasons to eat or…

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Healthy Foods Invade the Malls

Have you ever been to the mall and felt like there’s not a wide selection of food options for health-conscious individuals or those with special dietary needs? Well, feeling as though you’re an “organ…

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The Scary Truth Behind GM Foods

George Siemon, CEO of Organic Valley, the nation's largest organic farming cooperative, which had more than $600 million in sales last year, put it succinctly in an article from ABC news: "Ther…

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The Truth About Frankenfoods

Would you knowingly eat a potato that needs to be transported in hazardous waste containers since every cell contains pesticides? This isn’t food terrorism (at least not the kind we recognize as a cri…

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Dangerous Food: Is Anything Safe?

I write a lot about intuitive eating and the psychology of food choices and habits. Lots of people in the intuitive eating world focus almost exclusively on why you eat, exploring the reasons behi…

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3 Summer Strategies for (Cheaply) Eating Organic Fruits Year-Round

As I bask in the sunshine at my local farmer's market these days, I feel the slightest twinge of worry, knowing the delightful organic berries, cherries, peaches are not going to last through fall. Bu…

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Is MSG Making You Fat?

Sure, MSG (monosodium glutamate) makes even bland food taste better. And you probably consume more of it than you think. You can find it (or its variant gluamate) in processed foods ranging from Dorit…

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