Don’t Be Fooled By Big Ag: Organic Is Productive

We have all heard the propaganda about how organics cannot feed the world, and that companies like Monsanto are providing food security. In truth, peer-reviewed scientific studies show that organic farming produces higher quantities of more nutritious and far less toxic food than chemical agriculture. As industrialized agriculture has spread, hunger and poverty continue to

Best Anti-Aging Foods: Health Benefits Of Pecans

Your health can only be as good as the food you eat and following a regular diet based firmly on nutrient rich, organic food is one of the best things you can do to age gracefully. Supplying your body with vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fatty acids like Omega-3s, and antioxidants is critical to a healthy

Preserving Apples: 3 Simple Ways To Enjoy Local Fruit This Winter

Harvest season is winding down, and we’re busy this week, preserving apples. Today we’re putting up 2 more bushels for the winter. I pulled out my canning book, and now my house smells like apple cinnamon potpourri and I couldn’t be happier about it! A visit to a you-pick orchard or farm stand is a

5 Effective And Natural Face Moisturizers

Are you looking for a truly hydrating and rejuvenating face cream that will unlock the beauty of your skin? Who isn’t, right? I think we’d all agree there’s nothing better than finding a natural skin care plan that works. For many, that can sometimes seem like trial-and-error, but it doesn’t have to be a mystery.

3 Facts About Organic Skin Care

When it comes to skin care, there’s no question that natural products are a must. We’re constantly exposed to pollution, chemicals, and different types of pesticides from our environment that are absorbed by our skin. Being mindful to avoid additional toxins can do wonders for your health, especially when you start to consider products directly

Organic Food Is Healthier By Far, Finds Study After Study

Organic food is healthier than conventional food by a long way, many studies are now showing. There are two main reasons why: pesticides and nutrients. Conventionally produced food is sprayed with numerous forms of pesticides, from insecticides to herbicides to fungicides and more. In large scale agriculture, these pesticides are petrochemical derivatives. In other words,

True Colors: Conventional Vegetable Extracts In Organics

By: Jérôme Rigot, PhD; The Cornucopia Institute | Surprising Facts about Colorings and Other Non-Organic Ingredients in Organics Colors?!? Why would organic food need color? In fact, the original colors in prepared foods are often modified or destroyed during processing; thus, food manufacturers feel the need to add colors to their products to ensure their

10 Reasons To Buy Your Fruits And Veggies At Your Local Farmer’s Market

Which of these two scenarios sounds more vibrant for overall quality of life and health? The wind on your face, the sun on your skin, you talk with a local farmer about the size and taste of this year’s harvest of peaches, as you pop a slice in your mouth. After tasting several different varieties,

Why Is Natural Skin Care Better?

There’s no question that a natural and organic approach makes sense when it comes to choosing your food, and the same can be said for other products you put on your body. Specifically, skin care. Think about all of the products you may use on a daily basis that may come in contact with your

For Your Health: Organic vs. Non-Organic

Consumer demand for healthy, sustainably grown food has grown the organic market from just $1 billion in 1990 to nearly $30 billion today. Increasingly, consumers are saying “No” to foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), “No” to highly processed junk foods, and “No” to foods that come from factory farms. Health tops the list of

19 Chemicals To Avoid In Skin Care – Organic Skin Care

The beauty industry has an ugly secret. Most skin care products – both regular and “organic” – contain harmful chemicals. When it comes to cosmetics, no one regulates what “organic” or “natural” means. [1] Your makeup, face cream, skin moisturizer, or cleanser may deliver short term smoothness and brightness, but it may disrupt your hormones

15 Best Fall Superfoods

By: Dr. Mercola – There are many good reasons to choose your foods seasonally, and contrary to popular belief, there are many foods in-season during the fall. Seasonal foods will taste fresher and their nutrition will be at its peak level, as opposed to foods picked prior to ripeness, which are then chilled and put

How To Avoid GMOs When You’re On A Budget

What’s the most controversial topic at the grocery store these days? It’s GMOs. Should you consume them? Are they okay in moderation? Should you strictly avoid them at all times? And if so, how on earth can you manage to navigate the store without stepping into a genetically modified landmine? And if you really want

95 State Lawmakers Say 'No' To DARK Act

GMO labeling is more than just a fad. Over the past several years, more than 70 bills have been introduced in more than 30 states, by state lawmakers who want GMO foods labeled. Monsanto and Big Food, though they say they have nothing to hide, are intent in preventing or repealing those state laws—so they

Monsanto Exposed!

The Monsanto public relations machine has done a stellar job in recent years of reducing the GMO debate to one that pits “pro-science advocates” against “anti-science climate-denier types”—with Monsanto portrayed as being squarely planted in the pro-science camp. But that well-oiled machine may be starting to sputter. Turns out that a Monsanto executive solicited pro-GMO

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