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Why Eat Organic Foods

There has been debate over the years about the value of eating organic foods over the typically grown produce, meat and dairy products. The primary reasons for leaning toward organic selections in your produce, meat and dairy are twofold. First, the cumulative exposures during our lifetimes to the toxic pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides are more costly than can be measured, and though a direct causal relationship to certain cancers and other diseases are concerned, the EPA considers 30% of all insecticides, 60% of all herbicides, and 90% of all fungicides to be carcinogenic.

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Color Your Diet for Nutritional Value, Receive Phytonutrient Benefits

Did you know that you can easily get more nutrients into your diet simply by getting an array of color in your plate? P hytonutrients are are not vitamins but are powerful antioxidants that are indicated by the colors of fruit and vegetables. There are tens of thousands of known phytonutrients and more are being […]

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Your Basic Nutritional Requirements

Our most basic nutritional requirements aside from the elements of air and water are comprised of three nutrient groups in the category known as macronutrients. After digesting what we eat, our metabolic system carries these nutrients to our cells. These nutrients comprise the structure of the cells in our bodies, and define our state of […]

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