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Skip These Organic Foods And Save Money

Nutritionists encourage you to eat organic but say not all organic foods are worth the money.
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Website Directs Gardeners Where To Donate Excess Fresh Produce To Local Food Banks

Ample Harvest is a website that matches home gardeners with local food pantries so you can pass along your excess produce to neighbors in need
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How A Slice Of Lemon Added To Your Water Can Derail Your Vegan Diet

Many people have embraced a plant-based diet and with more grocery stores and restaurants offering vegan options, it is easier than ever to ditch meat altogether. However you wouldn't think adding a slice of lemon to your water would derail your vegan diet. And it isn't just lemons. Produce is...
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Switch To Reusable Produce Bags

A while ago you made the switch from one-time use plastic shopping bags to reusable tote bags. However you are still bringing home a lot of one-time use plastic bags that hold your fruits and vegetables. While many grocery stores have switched out their clear plastic produce bags for the green-...
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How To Tell If Loose, Unpackaged Produce Is Organic

According to the Organic Trade Association, annual sales of organic food is $35.9 billion annually. In fact the US government says the number of organic operations in the US has nearly tripled since the USDA began keeping count in 2002 , currently totaling a record 19,474 operations. Each year...
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Spinach And Kale Have More Pesticide Reside Than Any Other Produce

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released it's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of produce harboring the most pesticide residues and for the first time, kale made the list and coming in at number three, after strawberries and spinach! According to testing by the USDA and the FDA over 92% of kale...
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Most Inappropriate Behaviors In A Grocery Store

We teach our children to be polite, decorum in the office wins you important points for promotion but for some reason we check out courtesy at the door when we grocery shop. A new poll by Treadmill Reviews finds that the average shopping trip lasts 43 minutes, and most families are going more than...
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Items You Should Avoid Buying At The Supermarket

It's easy to do your weekly shopping all at once store. It saves you time but does it save you money? Of course not! Convenience aside, there are some common supermarket items you should avoid buying at all costs, simply because they cost a lot. For instance, salad dressings. Not only do pre-made...
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How Fresh Is The Produce In Your Store?

The fruits and vegetable in your grocery store are billed as fresh, but being fresh is a loose term. Most produce must travel hundreds of miles from the field to the shelves, so to keep them from spoiling, packing and shipping companies rely on "controlled atmosphere storage" where levels of oxygen...
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