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Is Eating Organic Food Actually Better for You?

A guest post by Lisa Bonet.

There are various reasons why you may choose organic produce, from protecting your health and the health of those who work in agriculture to preserving the environment. However, with organic food costing significantly more than standard produce, if you are most interested in its potential health benefits, you will want to know whether the extra cost is really worth it. It’s no surprise you may wonder this, as with conflicting reports on the nutritional value of organic crops, you want to make sure that your money is well spent, as on a tight budget organic produce is a luxury.

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Are Organic Fruits and Vegetables Better for You?

Nutrition reported in the fall that organic foods don’t contain more vitamins and minerals than conventional foods. These results are considered highly debatable (the study didn’t look at potential risks of the fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, or antibiotics found in conventional foods).

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The Healthiest Cut Of Meat For Your Meals

In the old days when my parent were young, you had a friendship with the neighborhood butcher who guided you through the process to find the perfect cut for your meals. Now, these specialists are harder to find, and many consumers buy a majority of their choices straight from a meat case filled with pre-packaged meat cuts.  But which cuts are best for a health-based diet? Continue reading

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