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Introducing The Paleo Diet

I've been hearing about the Paleo Diet for a while. I knew it was based around whole foods, but I didn't know much else about it. As it turns out, I've been eating a very similar diet for a while. I would like to take the opportunity to introduce the Paleo Diet, its benefits, and a few recommendations on how to enhance it.

Beyond The Food Pyramid

Some time back, I set to look for a more healthy method of eating compared to the average diet in the U.S., which is filled with fat, salt, sugar, and a number of harmful chemicals. I figured a great starting point will be the USDA food pyramid, given that it had been ingrained into my brain from an earlier age, I assumed at least, for a good reason. After studying it along with its successor, MyPlate, I felt compelled to continue my search as both appeared to have glaring shortcomings.

Why Does It Cost More To Eat Healthy?

Eating healthily comes with the obvious pros, but cons as well. Healthy foods, such as those produced organically, are more costly for a variety of reasons. First, organic produce requires more hands-on labor, pricey inspections and certifications, larger volumes of natural fertilizers, as well as other farming techniques. These disadvantages can be significant for a small farm especially when comparing their cost structures to multi-billion dollar food enterprises that offer low prices because they pump cheap chemicals and fillers into their foods.

The Best Local Vegetables For Springtime

If you are someone who enjoys fruits and veggies alike, it is worth keeping in mind that some of them may not be in season. While you may want to grow certain products, it is up to you to know which ones are the best depending on the type of weather that is seen. If you are looking for the best local vegetables to grow during the spring, there are many examples to take into account. Here are just a few examples that will allow your terrain to become more diverse.

How To Grow An Organic Garden As A Part Of A Healthy Lifestyle

Ready to grow your own organic garden but unsure of what is the best way to proceed? Don't worry, here are some wonderful organic gardening tips! This collection of hints should provide you with practical advice that can be used in many settings.

Wintertime & 3 Hints For Growing Organic Food

If you want to talk about challenges in the agricultural realm, going about farming during the wintertime may just be one of the tallest orders to consider. The cold weather brings about a number of different elements and each of them may serve to make this particular endeavor more challenging than it has to be. With that said, though, growing organic food during the cooler months does not have to be a tremendous challenge. If you'd like to know more, here are 3 methods worth keeping in mind.

The Finest Crops Within A Quality Farmers Market

If you were to look into any quality farmers market, I am certain that you will see just how many crops can be offered. Each of them comes into a regimen in their own ways and I'd like to think that they play their roles very well. In mind, though, there are some which should be focused on more than others. Whether you are talking about nutrition or even variety, I believe that these particular crops are going to be able to stand out time and time again.

Organic Food For Better Skin

People invest in organic food for a number of reasons, some of them more obvious than others. For the most part, there are those who want to be able to enrich their diets, which is why adding such crops seems to be the best choice on the matter. However, what about in the realm of skin care, which not as many people have focused on? I believe that, before long, you will begin to see just how well these crops can come into play and why they have such support from the general public.

3 Methods To Purchasing From A Farmers Market

I believe that organic crops are some of the best that you can take into your diet but is everyone going to feel the same way? I do not know this is necessarily true, especially when there are concerns rooted in the idea of pricing. Even though you understand what an organic market can offer you, how are you going to be able to keep costs to a minimum? This is something that you can learn about if you are able to keep this list of 3 steps in mind.
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