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Organic vs non Organic Foods

The biggest difference in organic vs. non-organic foods as seen by shoppers who stroll supermarket isles, is the price. This is no doubt the biggest reason not to buy. There are, upon close inspection, some slight flaws in the organic variety, especially in the fruits. And too, the skins of apples, as one example, may […]

Healthy Post Workout Snack Ideas

Working out is very commendable, but you still need to pay attention to how you refuel afterward. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, you should eat a snack or meal within 15-60 minutes of exercise in order to replace fluid and electrolytes and muscle fuel (or carbohydrates), as well as to provide protein […]

Healthy Eating Tips for Teenagers

“I DON’T WANT TO GIVE UP JUNK FOOD!” SAYS TEEN Many teenagers believe that in order to be a healthy eater, they need to cut out junk food altogether. Healthy eating is associated with dieting and many teenagers have an attitude of “Well, I am not on a diet why should I eat healthily?” Junk […]

All Natural Peanut Butters are not Alike but are they really all that different

All natural peanut butters are not alike, but are they really all that different? Depending on your nutritional needs, they can be. Peanut butter has been hailed as a healthy snack, if you can limit how much you eat. It is a good source of protein, vitamin e, niacin and fiber, but the fat and […]

Foods that Aid Beauty

The benefits of eating healthy are huge for anyone’s body, and I’m going to post Four Superfoods that can help aid your beauty. Of course drinking juices like V-8 can help with vegetable intake, but nothing beats the real thing. Number One: Acai fruit These little berries are rather small, round, and purple. The Acai […]

Comparing Smuckers Smart Balance and Skippy Natural Peanut Butters Natural vs Perservatives

Who doesn’t love a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Some people think, fattening, when it comes to peanut butter, but in moderation peanut butter is one of the perfect foods we have for energy and health. In this day of natural vs. preservative filled foods, the big question is which is better? When it comes […]

Organic Verses Conventional Produce is Organic Food Healthier than Conventional Food Organics

You find yourself standing in the produce section during your weekly grocery shopping trip. All around you there is a fantastic variety of colors, scents, and textures. Though the bins of apples all look relatively the same, the stickers adhered to each show different growers’ names, different places raised, and many are showing a newer […]

Healthy Foods don’t have to Cost more

I agree. Healthy foods do not have to cost more. Much of the cost of foods is related to packaging – not just the wrapping itself, but the people needed to do this job. Therefore, to cut out this “packaging cost,” buy in bulk, preferably bulk organic foods, which ranges from all produce to nuts, […]

Is it really Worth it to Buy Organic

Organic foods are nothing new on the food market. Since ancient times man has been consuming organic products. It is only in recent times that cheaper, less quality items, have become available. Saving money by purchasing these products often attracts even the healthiest fanatics. However, the benefits of quality in manufacturing is what makes purchasing […]

Organic vs Conventional Produce why Buying both is the way to a Healthy Body

Organic or nonorganic produce, which should I buy? This may be a question you have asked yourself. Most grocery stores are carrying both so the option is there in front of you, now. But what is necessary? Expense, nutrition, and tastes are all important factors in the decision-making. So what exactly is the best decision […]