Health Benefits of Organic Food: The health benefits of organic food are more based on perception than real facts. However, the sweeping public opinion that organic food is healthier than conventional food is quite strong, and is the main reason for about 30% of growth in the organic food industry over the past 5-6 years.
Seek products that are specifically labeled as non-GM or GMO-free. However, it is rare to find products labeled as such. You can also research websites that list companies and foods that do not use genetically modified foods, but be aware that information is often incomplete and conflicting interests may not be declared. http://www.wikihow.com/Avoid-Genetically-Modified-Foods #gmo #nongmo #organic #realfood #suja
How We Afford to Eat Organic Foods on a $100 Weekly Grocery Budget
Organic food replacements! Fresh, local, organic food tastes better than anything imaginable. It is also the best way to reduce your food's impact on climate change. http://www.beyondpesticides.org/infoservices/pesticidesandyou/Spring%202010/local-and-organic.pdf
A list of some food brands you can trust. Big Food brands like General Mills, Kellog, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, M&M, etc. are buying up small organic brands who don't have our health in their best interest. For example, General Mills now owns Cascadian Farms, Muir Glen & LaraBar. Kellog owns Morning Star, Kashi & Bear Naked. Pepsi owns Naked Juice. The best way to go is to grow your own, or shop local! Try your farmer's market, hit up a local CSA or Co op.
Eating Organic: but what does it mean? Infographic