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2016 Dirty Dozen Vegetables and Fruits

The 2016 Dirty Dozen Vegetables and Fruits list from the EWG (Environment Working Group), released Tuesday, April 12, 2016, is based on tests conducted in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on 6,953 samples of fruits and vegetables. While almost 3/4 of the samples tested contained residue from at least one pesticide, each year […]

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Top Sulfur Rich Foods

Sulfur ranks as the number three most abundant mineral in the body coming in after the minerals calcium and phosphorous. Almost half of the sulfur in your body is found in your muscles, bones and skin. Sulfur also plays a role in many of your body systems and consuming sulfur rich foods is important. Sulfur […]

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Produce – 2014 Dirty Dozen Plus List

Let’s be honest. Trying to remember what produce should be purchased organically or at least locally from a trusted farmer can be very frustrating, especially while we are hurrying through the local grocery store or even the local farmers’ market. The Environmental Working Group has recently published their 2014 Dirty Dozen Plus list of the […]

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Ten Super Green Foods to Eat Every Day

By now most of us know that for a healthy immune system and body it is wise to incorporate green foods into our diet every single day.  What many do not know is that eating fresh and live super green foods will give the immune system the “ump” it needs, especially during cold and flu […]

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