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Wal-Mart May Become the New Go-To Place for Organic Foods

If you're looking for organic food, head to your nearest Wal-Mart? That's right; the nation's largest†grocer raised a few eyebrows when it announced its†plans to provide more organic options for shopp…

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22 Fun Facts About Apples

Itís not autumn for me until Iíve gone apple picking. One of my favorite fall hobbies, I love the smell of the orchard and the brilliant red fruits ripe on the lush green trees. I grew up in an area r…

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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 thereís not a wide selection of food options for health-conscious individuals or those with special dietary needs? Well, feeling as though youíre an ďorgan…

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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 isnít 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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