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    The problem with North America is GMOs foods.

    I spend a little more money for organic food. I started in a agriculture college, but gave up. The lessons were how to spray "Round Up". I now know mental illness is caused by GMOs. The nutritional content is not there because soil microbes are killed by the use of sprays like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 2

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2008

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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 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Let food be your medicine

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

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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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    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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    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 have been organic for about 3 years now.

    I've changed the hair products I use, laundry detergent, of course food, amongst other things. Recently I have found the most delicious organic beer brand ever! It's called Samuel Smith. I guarantee you will enjoy these. I prefer sweet beers so I drink the fruit beers. The...
    I8CookieMonster I8CookieMonster 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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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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    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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    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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    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30, 2014

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    use organic coconut oil

    for your hair.
    DanielMcRae DanielMcRae 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I feel horrible. I haven't been feeling well. my 8 year old daughter has been wanting to help me feel better- she even wants to be a doctor - she drew in her notebook I got her for...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Yes! I sautéed diced banana peppers with garlic and diced portobello mushroom in extra virgin olive oil. Then I put a bunch of kale on top and put the top on to let it soften...
    Flower293 Flower293 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    PORTION CONTROL-you dont have to eat the whole bag of chips...you dont have to eat a half bag of chips...simply enjoy a small bowl of chips and savor the flavor and crunch of each...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Ever since I was young I became aroused when I noticed woman eating food and imagined it was me they sank their teeth in. I think there is something very erotic about seeing the...
    Rainaldorai Rainaldorai 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I try to eat lots of vegetables, a sensible amount of fruit, plenty of legumes, and really limit any meat to an occasional bit of seafood, and the infrequent piece of chicken or...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Stuffing Myself on Chinese Food One thing that Linda and I enjoy doing together, besides getting our clothes dirty while wrestling in the mud, is going out to pig out at the local...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Stuffing Myself on Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce I am a woman who loves to eat and when I am just relaxing, one food that I love eating a large amount of is ice cream with...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do my best to eat healthy but living with taste buds that like foods that taste good keeps me from not eating the unhealthy types of food....if I only didn't have good taste buds...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I barely eat. I'm just never hungry. and I don't like alot of food. but I eat a bunch of junk. and yet no matter what or how much I eat I'm still a twig. I ate a 5 pound chocolate...
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    One of my favorite foods is a PBBT. That's a Peanut butter Bacon Tomato sandwich. Mustard in an inside out, outside in grilled cheese... And I love raw bakers chocolate, but I like...
    Galloe Galloe 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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