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I Eat Organic Foods

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    Organic Really Rocks

    I find that organic food rocks (and I don't use that term, but fo this, yes). Flavor--the flavor is always more robust and savory Freshness--the poducts last longer and are juicier Ripeness--this stuff is actually ripe enough to get some of those all important enzymes (no chalky...
    Swarmy Swarmy 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2010

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    Local Organics.

    I try to eat organic and local foods. I am lucky to live near a local organic farm and they provide a lot of the food I eat. They have 24 chickens, and I can get a couple eggs a week. All summer I get a half a portion of the produce from the farm, and love it. Also I would...
    bassman bassman 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2007

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    I Will Not Eat GMO Foods

    I feel that genetic tampering is irresponsible, and genetic tampering with our food is wrong! We pay extra and are diligent to find organic whole foods. Feed your family, don't feed the corporate beast!
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    How I Got Healthy And Happy Going Organic!

    Many years I tried dieting, low cal, low fat, low carb, good carb, bad carb..  but always I would fall back into regular food and unhealthy diet.  Even if I were full..I'd still be thinking about food and what to have next.  If I had a big morning breakfast,  2 hours later I...
    crystbear crystbear 56-60, F Mar 29, 2012

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    Why Organic Is Best

    My life history in health is too long for here, but it all comes down to simple basics: God created everything perfect. Any change is a defect. It took me 60 years to gradually go from a usually sick child (who took drugs prescribed by medical doctors) to never get sick again...
    marvinlzinn marvinlzinn 66-70, M Dec 3, 2012

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    Raw & Organic Food...

    Or as your great grandparents called it..... Food.
    lightwolfmelody lightwolfmelody 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2012

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    High Levels Of Pesticide In Non-Organic Foods

    Excerpted from : http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/healthwire/toxins_food_ddt_arsenic/2012/12/24/491354.html?s=al&promo_code=114D6-1 High Levels of Toxins Found in Food Monday, December 24, 2012 9:33 AM By Nick Tate A new study has found typical foods in the American diet still...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Dec 27, 2012

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    Beyond Frankenfoods And Toxics: Oca's Ten Reasons To Buy Organic

    Organic foods and products are the fastest growing items in America's grocery carts. Thirty million households, comprising 75 million people, are now buying organic foods, clothing, body care, supplements, pet food, and other products on a regular basis. Fifty-six percent of U.S...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Aug 22, 2011

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    Morons!

    All food is "organic" - yes, even Twinkies. Take a freshman biology class for goodness sake. Some money grubbing advertising executives have tried to re-define the word and a bunch or fools have gone along with it. Please stop falling for the hype and think. Arrrgggghhhh...
    justbob45 justbob45 51-55, M 3 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Organic On Hold For Now

    I clearly feel better on Organic food-- but now will have to wait until funds improve and or youngest graduates from high school and get s a job. I will fall ill again, but it's a sacrifice I have to make...one more time, just a little bit longer...
    Hope4Hope Hope4Hope 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2010

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    I'M New

    Hi, okay I'm new at this. I switched to Organic after I watched a documentary called "Food Inc." It's going to take a lot of patience (something i suck at) to do this. But, I want to be more healthy, and I want to try it out and see how my body reacts. I went shopping for organic...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    Raw Vegan Lifestyle

    For almost the past 2 years I have been eating a 100% raw vegan diet.  I almost always buy only organic fruits & vegetables. Once in a while I will buy some conventional avocados or bananas. I do some juicing, and if one used convential vegetables, it would be...
    wellspouse wellspouse 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    Oca Internships

    The OCA is looking for local and online interns if anyone is interested.http://organicconsumers.org/intern.cfm
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 23, 2011

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    Grew Up With It..

    My mum has bought organic food ever since. I'm not used to anything else. I know that you don't get organic food at restaurants and so on.. but when I cook it's done with organic food..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 18, 2008

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    At Least I Try To, Mostly

    I made the switch to Organic Eggs and Milk mostly because of my vegetarianism and the belief that if I won't eat a chicken because of how it's raised, I shouldn't eat the eggs of that chicken.  So I eat organic free-range eggs and organic milk. (Milk based on the same...
    mandarose524 mandarose524 26-30, F 1 Response May 1, 2007

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    I'd rather pay the extra money

    for Organic food then pay for it later will all my hospital bills!
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2014

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    Organic Is the Only Way to Eat

    I first heard about organic foods by living in Oregon. Living the organic lifestyle was a very important part of the culture there, and as a teenager I was willing to explore this culture. Since then I have done a great deal of research. I've learned what corn...
    Sidereus Sidereus 19-21, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2008

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    Been eating organically

    since 1996. Wouldn't think of buying something laced with carcinogenic chemicals!
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2014

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    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30, 2014

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    Yippy!

    My Brussels Sprouts are ready to finally be picked .... And the last of my delicata squash. I'm happy my fist fully organic garden was a success. Would I do it again.... Still debating... However my tomatoes all summer were awesome, the non-heirloom at the store lack any flavor...
    HighOnLife3 HighOnLife3 41-45, F Nov 3, 2013

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    This Is a Soapbox For Me...

    I have to reign myself in about the organic foods thing. I checked a book out of the library about hobby farms and organic foods...it was full of things about pesticides and poor planting practices. I was appalled at what the food growing indurstry is doing to what they feed us...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    Organic = Healthy?

    I'm trying to get my husband to understand that just because something is organic does not necessarily mean that it's healthy. He comes home with highly processed yet organic foods and thinks he's done something great. I don't want to eat canned chili or canned soups and sauces...
    Carhudson Carhudson 51-55, F Sep 8, 2013

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    Raw Fruit And Vegetable Diet

    After finishing the Master Cleanser, I have changed my diet to 95% organic, hoping to transition to 100% within the next couple of years.  Organic food is more flavorful than processed food, very colorful, and nutrious.  You would not believe how soft my skin is...
    curlycrowndotcom curlycrowndotcom 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2009

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    Organic Is Mo Betta

    I am a vegetarian and prefer organic whenever possible. I feel that there is so much evidence supporting the negative effects of chemical and hormonal additives on our bodies. I think our children are developing quicker which is scary, and I wonder about the possibility of...
    chaosinanutshell chaosinanutshell 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2007

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    Organic Is Better

    I eat organic meat, milk, dairy produce, fruit and vegetables mostly. It's not only more healthier for you but I think it tastes so much better too! Another reason I choose organic food is that I know that the animals have had a good quality of life, I can't stand the way mass...
    thesoundofsilence thesoundofsilence 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18, 2007

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    It Has Made A Huge Difference In My Health

    I started eating organic foods to help with chronic pain. I was in terrible pain and on lots of medication When I met a very different Doctor.He did not tell me to stop taking the meds.He said i would know when to start tapering off of them. I followed the diet to the letter...
    beachykeen beachykeen 51-55, F 5 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Let food be your medicine

    and medicine be your food!
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F Aug 9, 2014

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    Organic And Healthy High Energy Foods.

    I have found that with the right foods for me I eat less and have so much more abundant vitality and energy. After working out for years I noticed it wasn't doing me a lot of good. until I changed my diet and became more mindful of the foods and fuel I give my body did I realize...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22, 2012

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    My new years resolution

    since I can remember has always been lose weight. The usually lasts until the stores put out Valentine's Day candy....so about a week. This year I want to try something different. I decided I am going to set monthly resolutions. January's resolution is eating organic. I...
    skyblue3246 skyblue3246 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    fs9834 fs9834 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    Organic Foods

    I don't usually eat organic food.  I may buy something organic once in a while.  I don't know if this is true or not, I heard if someone has cholesterol, organic foods can help.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 31, 2011

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    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Junk food ... Is not food.
    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F Feb 5

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    'accidentally' ate a dozen doughnuts for breakfast.. then the subway, McDonalds fries, milkshakes and box of cookies later. love being a fatty :)
    cookiedoughprincess cookiedoughprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    It's hard to admit that I have an eating disorder. I never asked for this, and I'm sure no one ever asks for this. Overcoming my problem should be as easy as eating, but it's not...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Good nutrition is really essential for good health.Knowing what you should do doesn't mean you're actually going to do it. Follow the ideas you learn here and you will get the...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M Feb 13

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    Nutrition is what you drink and drinking into a plan for healthy living. Nutrition is important for living a healthy life. You can enjoy a long life and be healthier with regular...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Nutrition is essential for everyone's overall health and well-being. Keep reading to discover how to make this article to learn how!You should strive to eat many different kinds of...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    HEALTHY EATING NUTRITION By Jim Dillan / April 2, 2013 Despite its popularity, a slice of white bread is a particularly unhealthy thing to put into your body. To make it they...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Feb 16

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    Nutrition is a complex topic in today's world. We think about losing and gaining weight. However, it is essential to make sure you get enough nutrients, vitamins, and minerals...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M Feb 22

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    Eat The Rainbow For Good HealthAll you have to remember is that a healthy mixture of colors will help you get a good mix of nutrients.Red Foods: Red fruits and vegetables have...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    Eating is great-- I love food, I love to cook, I love snacking. But good gosh is it inconvenient. I forget to eat; I opt not to because it's difficult to prepare food or to take...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    It's something I just haven't realized for the longest time.... I think I suffer from this. I first heard of the disease a while back and since then I've compared it to myself...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    My mom gives me money to buy snacks or something to eat at school but I've been saving it up id rather save it up for my laptop and camera and make her think that I eat and she ask...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    OVER-EATING IS WHACK. I'm not anorexic or bulimic and I don't promote those behaviors so hear me out before you judge me. I overeat. I lose handle of my emotions and so I also lose...
    Disbelieve Disbelieve 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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