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Top Six Alkaline Foods to Eat Every Day for Vibrant Health

(Natural News – Angela Doss) The typical American diet is a deadly one, consisting primarily of toxic and acid-forming foods like processed sugars, …

How to Eat Healthy On a Budget

I have been asked how I shop, what I eat, and what people can do to eat healthy on a budget. I wrote this blog to address all of these issues.<p>Here is …

How to use essential oils properly and conditions they can remedy

(NaturalNews) Essential oils are a unique branch of herbal medicine that utilizes the medicinal properties found in the essential oils of various …

Everything You Should Know About Bananas

Bananas Are Good For…<p>Bananas are good for constipation, skin problems, heart, nervous system, PMS, anemia, kidneys, bones, stomach ulcers, …

The Amazing Herbal Power of Ginger

Superfoods are foods and herbs that have a unique concentration of nutrients that synergize together to boost potential. These foods are typically …

Does Green Tea have Caffeine? Seven Things You Need to Know

(Natural News – Tara Green) If you want to completely eliminate caffeine from your diet, you will have to add green tea to your list of forbidden …

10 Things You Can Do To Have More Energy

If you have trouble getting out of bed in the morning, feel sleepy in the afternoon, or find yourself having trouble focusing all day, these 10 …

10 Health Benefits Of Cucumbers

(Natural News – Alexandra Du Toit) Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your …

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Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

As summer approaches ours minds turn to cooler and lighter foods that don’t require a stove or oven. Salads are the near perfect seasonal food item …

Yoga - A Beginner's Guide

Yoga, in its entirety, is a complete way of life. This 5,000 to 10,000-year-old discipline is a collection of teachings handed down through the ages, …

Clear differences between organic and non-organic food, study finds

Organic food has more of the antioxidant compounds linked to better health than regular food, and lower levels of toxic metals and pesticides, according to the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date.<p>The international team behind the work suggests that switching to organic fruit and …

Are Organic Vegetables More Nutritious After All?

There may never be an end to arguments over whether organic food is more nutritious. But a new study is the most ambitious attempt so far to resolve the issue — and it concludes that organic fruit and vegetables offer a key benefit.<p>It's a scientific reply to an analysis that some researchers at …

People Still Don't Know the Difference Between "Organic" and "Local"

It’s no secret that the organic food market is ever-growing. Organic food hit $28.4 billion in sales last year, and the <i>Nutrition Business Journal</i> …

Opinion: Want ethics or your organic foods? - CNN.com

David Perry says some liberal consumers want Whole Foods to drop the Eden Foods line of organic products.<p><i>Editor's note: David M. Perry is an associate professor of history at Dominican University in Illinois. He writes regularly at his blog: How Did We Get Into This Mess? Follow him on Twitter. The</i> …

Study: Organic Produce Has Fewer Pesticides, More Antioxidants

Organically-grown fruits, vegetables and grains have substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides than …

Organic foods are more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies

Most everyone who has ever selected their fruits and vegetables from the "organic" section while grocery shopping probably thought they were doing something good for their bodies and the environment.<p>Yet the question of whether organic foods are in fact more nutritious than their conventionally …

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Organic Foods Are Tastier and Healthier, Study Finds

<b>Can I interest you in consuming a more nutritious and tastier diet without changing the kinds of food you eat? Back in 2012 a study famously declared organic foods to be no more nutritious than their non-organic counterparts, but get ready for conventional wisdom about conventional crops to be</b> …

You Need to Know: What Do Natural, Local and Organic Mean?

Today's consumers are increasingly concerned with where their food comes from, and demand for "organic," "local" and "natural" foods is on the rise. But what do those labels really mean? Are we getting what we think we are when we buy "all natural" granola bars or "organic" beef? And how local is …

The Green Edit: organic bathing rituals

This week our organic beauty columnist Imelda Burke gives us the natural way to practice the ancient art of bathing<p>BY <b>Imelda Burke</b> | 24 January 2014<p>Ask any natural beauty fan their favourite winter beauty ritual and you'll probably discover it's inspired by the ancient art of bathing. Long before …

Is Organic Food Really Healthier?

Health<p>Search<p>Supreme CourtRepublican Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support a Supreme Court Nominee Who Would Overturn Roe v. Wade<p>Supreme CourtPresident …

The Green Edit: organic skin foods

Green beauty blogger, Imelda Burke serves up the superfoods we can feed our skin with from the inside out, the organic way<p>BY <b>Imelda Burke</b> | 18 July 2014<p>Most natural beauties understand that healthy skin comes from a more holistic approach. As well as the products you use, the food you eat will also …

Who's Who in Organics, Soda Warnings, and More in Food Policy This Week

Chart Shows Who Owns Who in the Organic Industry<p>Professor Phil Howard of Michigan State University is known for his complex infographics displaying corporate ownership in the food industry. He recently updated his map of the top 100 food processors in the organic industry to reflect new …

6 Surprising Fruits You Can Grow Organically Indoors in Containers!

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i> Most backyard gardens focus on vegetables and herbs—not only are they easy to grow and packed full of nutrients, they're also …

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Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

Maybe you've wondered, while looking at the price tag on some organic produce, whether that label is telling the truth.<p>Peter Laufer, a writer and professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, doesn't just wonder. He's an outright skeptic, especially because the organic label seems to him …

10 Ways to Bring Natural & Organic Elements into Your Interiors

The ability to bring nature into your home has been an ambition that homeowners have strived for over the centuries. For generations humans love the …