Browsing the "Organic Food" Tag

More People Shop ‘Non-GMO’ Than Organic, Research Finds

April 26th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

The organic food industry may be growing faster than any other segment in recorded history, but these day, it turns out more people are shopping for “non-GMO” products, even though they’re not exactly sure what it means


Another Reason to Go Organic: It Tastes Better

December 26th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

There are plenty of noble reasons to eat organic, and these tend to dominate most discussions and debates on how we should approach food as a society. Reasons like sustainability, supporting local economies and maintaining natural ecosystems are all more than legitimate talking points on this issue - yet, there’s another pretty persuasive reason worth adding to the mix. Organic food isn’t just better for us and the environment, it tastes better too (or at least we think it does)


Does organic food taste healthier?

May 20th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

New research shows that people report that organic food tastes healthier than its conventional counterparts. When trying food - even junk food - with an organic label, participants guessed that the food was lower in fat and calories than food with a conventional label


Eat Real Food: How To Celebrate Food Day 2012

October 11th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

Mark your calendars for October 24th my friends. Food Day has been around in one form or another since 1975. Its organizers describe it as "a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food." This year's theme is "Eat Real."


Green Divas & Dudes Prefer Organic Food

September 19th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn’t the only one irritated and quite surprised to see how this study was spun into a pro-chemical pesticide and fertilizer piece.


Why Organic? A Big Picture View

September 5th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

I have enjoyed a virtually exclusive organic diet for the past 30 years. But I was deeply unsettled by a September 4 New York Times article and a similar Associated Press story casting doubt on the value of an organic diet



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