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The Facts About Organic Baby Food

The Facts About Organic Baby Food Source: Flickr Quite simply, organic baby food is that which is processed without the use of artificial pesticides and/or synthetic fertilizers. While many note organic food as being either store-bought, garden grown or gathered in the wild, the correct association is certified organic foods, which are produced and labeled…

A Healthy World: International Trends in Organic Farming

A Healthy World: International Trends in Organic Farming Source: Flickr There has been much talk in recent years about the global environment and what issues have developed since the bulk of farming is conventional farming instead of the more traditional organic farming. Conventional farming allows for the use of synthetic chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides—some…

Organic Herbal Tea

Organic Herbal Tea Source: Flickr We often hear the term “organic herbal tea”, however, only a few of us know the real characteristics or the overall distinction of organic herbal teas. So, why it is called as “organic herbal tea”? In the first place, let me first define herbal tea. It is interesting to know…

Organic Wine, Beer And Spirits

Organic Wine, Beer And Spirits Source: Flickr In the UK and USA, producers are increasingly making wines labeled organic or produced from organically grown grapes. The meaning and legal force of these terms can vary significantly from one country to another. A key point to add at this stage is the difference between organically grown…

Organic skin care

Organic skin care Source: Flickr “If it can be done naturally, why go for artificial means” - this is the basic premise on which ‘organic skin care’ works. Organic skin care is the most natural way of ‘skin care’. In fact, ‘organic skin care’ was probably the first one to be used by man when…

Organic Gardening Resources On The Net

Organic Gardening Resources On The Net Source: Flickr If you are a person who is interested in reaping the benefits of organic gardening, you may be wondering where you can turn for helpful and reliable resources and information pertaining to organic gardening practices. As with so many things in the 21st century, the Internet and…

What Organic Really Means

What Organic Really Means Source: Flickr The word "organic" may appear on packages of meat, cartons of milk or eggs, cheese and other single-ingredient foods. Certified organic requires the rejection of synthetic agrochemicals, irradiation and genetically engineered foods or ingredients. Literally, of course, the term is a redundancy: all food is composed of organic chemicals…

Organic Skin Care Products

Organic Skin Care Products Source: Flickr More women are in the market for organic skincare products. The trend toward organic is growing; Walmart has recently publicized its intention to increase its offering of organic food by 50%, and more people are extending their interest in organic products to organic skincare products in addition to food.…

Nature’s way – Organic skin care products

Nature's way - Organic skin care products Source: Flickr The advantage of going organic in skin care is you are minimizing your skin's intake of harmful chemicals present in most synthetic skin care products. There have been studies noting the adverse effects of substances especially those derived from petroleum and others that are possibly carcinogens.…

Organic Food and Locally Grown Food: Are They the Same?

Organic Food and Locally Grown Food: Are They the Same? In the U.K., consumers are gobbling up organic food by the bushel. In fact, according to the Organic Centre Wales, "Direct sales of organic food through box schemes, farmers' markets and farm shops grew by more than a third to L144 million during 2004." And…