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I Eat Organic Foods

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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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    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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    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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    Ok, so it's generally a little bit more

    expensive but I believe you can taste the difference in quality..... Your health can't be compromised, really, can it? Sarah x
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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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 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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    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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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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    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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    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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    Let food be your medicine

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    fs9834 fs9834 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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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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    Been eating organically

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I'd rather pay the extra money

    for Organic food then pay for it later will all my hospital bills!
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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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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    Related Experiences

    After a 2 meals for four my hubby said it was time for a swim I can barley swim cuz of my 320lbs mass but I splashed in anyway I has to stay in the shallow end cuz I was worried id...
    SherbertGainer SherbertGainer 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    For the first time today I really decided to gain weight. I've always wanted to do it myself but never had the confidence to do it. Instead I was a feeder and helped others gain...
    goofyg54 goofyg54 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Today i had 40 doughnuts. About 16000 cals. I had a big cheesy pasta dish and a piece of chocolate cake.
    xxfatteningxupxx xxfatteningxupxx 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Would you prefer eating organic foods? Please let me know why :)
    OrganicLiving OrganicLiving 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It may well seem to be a cliché, but there are things you can do to avoid detrimental your skin. Most of the obvious signs of growing older are brought on by external things...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    About a year ago we started buying meat in bulk frozen from a local rancher. It's soooo much better. I also like to go to farmers markets, except it's hard to know what to get...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I don't eat junk or high processed foods. I mostly just try to eat a well balanced diet yet never deprive myself of anything when traveling. I love love love cheese, ice cream, and...
    CosabellaBeauty CosabellaBeauty 26-30, F Sep 10

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    I never understood the excitement for the "Whole Foods Store" you're buying over priced food that is "organic" even though you can get it soooo much cheaper at the farmers market...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    * Foods are different. TodayR17;s tomatoes are a lot less acidic than Individuals of 100 many years back, as an exampleAfter we had been hit by Ike and had no electric power for...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    one. Once i made a decision to get stockpiling critically, the very first thing I required to know was just how long stuff was sitting down on my cabinets. Checking out teeny tiny...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just like what I am using every now and then, Organic Cosmetics always give me happiness all the way. I am an avid fan of an organic product and have good reviews about it. Tell me...
    OrganicLiving OrganicLiving 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    That organic food thing always make me angry!! I dont want their fruit that including unhealty chemicals or cage chickens. it is not my choice.. and if i want to buy 'organic' food...
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Alright, I don't starve myself or make myself throw up or anything. But I binge. I haven't been eating as much in the past week or so (Not starving, I've just cut down and started...
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I want to switch to organic, grass fed beef, uncaged chickens, eat more stuff like wild caught salmon. It seems the older I get though, the less appealing meat really is.
    JohnathanR JohnathanR 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 7

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    For your soiled world stock up on newborn wipes. I made my wife laugh After i pointed out the box of hand wipe napkins at chick-fil-a (a la E-book of Eli) and said "glance honey...
    Alexander714b4xm8 Alexander714b4xm8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I love both but over all I think organic is better but we all have our own views on it
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I will not think these critical unexpected emergency food items provides should be in the hands of The federal government, saved in certain mystery warehouse only to be introduced...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Fresh bread and strong black coffee. Sometimes I have fruit as well. These things are easy foods to eat anytime not just at breakfast.
    Amipa91 Amipa91 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4