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A new report reveals that fruit labeled organic might not actually be organic

When is organic fruit not organic? You’d think this wouldn’t be a question you actually have to ask, but apparently it’s a legitimate concern. A new study by Nerd Wallet has revealed that “labeling fraud” for organic fruits has become an issue, and the United States Department of Agriculture is…

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What Meat Labels Like ‘Organic’ and ‘Grass Fed’ Actually Mean – and Whether You Should Care

Over the last few years, you may have begun to notice more than a few extra labels on the packaged products you purchase at your favorite neighborhood grocer. Labels that identify the products as grass fed, natural, naturally raised, organic, pasture raised, raised without antibiotics, raised without hormones, and similar…

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6 Feminine Hygiene Products That Are Free Of Scary Toxins

Ensuring your family is safe from toxins extends beyond the dinner table and types of cleaning products you use. For some it means only utilizing feminine hygiene products that are crated organically, and therefore free of potentially harmful toxic chemicals.

Feminine hygiene products are an interesting case study when it…

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10 ways to save on organic groceries

With the ever-growing concern over toxic chemicals in the foods Americans consume, many of us have made the decision to incorporate more “organic” foods into our diets. Unfortunately, organic groceries on average cost twice as much as non-organic groceries. To help those families looking to improve the health of their…

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Organic Foods Still Aren’t As Mass Market As You Might Think

The organic foods business has been booming the last few years, but are organic foods as popular as they seem? A recent study would suggest they are not. A study by the Journal of Food Products Marketing, measured the sales of 24 foods conventional and organic foods in 1,256 stores…

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7 Easy Ways to Remove Toxins from Your Body

We often talk about ways to avoid toxins in our everyday lives. Practices such as reading labels, not purchasing products that are known to contain harmful toxins, and avoiding foods that are sprayed with pesticides are all ways to help ensure we come into contact with as few toxins as…

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PepsiCo's Launch of Organic Gatorade Is a Fit of 'Good For You' Madness

In the year 2015, the popularity of “all-natural” and “organic” hit an all-time high. And now brands are jumping on board, including PepsiCo. According to a new report, PepsiCo plans to launch an organic version of Gatorade in 2016. Gatorade is by far the most popular sports drink in the…

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California Supreme Court Approves Organic Labeling Lawsuits

A recent ruling by the state Supreme Court of California allows consumers to file lawsuits “alleging products are falsely labeled ‘organic’.” This new ruling overturns a previous decision by a lower court. In the unanimous decision Associate Justice Kathryn Werdegar wrote “state lawsuits alleging intentional organic mislabeling promote, rather than…

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Tips for a Lush, Organic Lawn

We’re now a little more than two weeks into the spring season. It’s a great time for family bike rides, a picnic at the park, or planting fresh flowers in your home garden. In fact, spring is one of the most popular times of the year for many yard projects…

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Toxic Chemicals Found in Most Hair Dyes

By now many of you know that some of products we use on a daily basis contain potentially harmful chemicals. These chemicals can be found in products such as hand sanitizers, bath soaps, and shampoos. The toxic chemicals can also be found in items we use less frequently, such as…

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