When to Buy Organic: How to Shop the Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

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I consider myself someone that is pretty mindful of what I’m feeding myself and my family. Our family aims to achieve a fairly well-rounded diet that includes fruits and vegetables. I have been known to gloat over the beauty of my green smoothies. And I always encourage my children to snack on fruits or veggies. […]

Understanding Nutrition Labels: What You Need to Know When Shopping for Food

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Are the nutrition facts on your cereal box or favorite foods lying to you? That may sound like a silly question, but between food additives, hidden ingredients, and baseless marketing lingo on food packaging and nutrition labels, it’s not such a far-fetched idea. The truth is, most people struggle to eat healthy because they don’t […]

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