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Don’t contain genetically modified organisms

7 Oct

Organic foods: produced using methods that do not involve modern synthetic inputs such as synthetic pesticides and
chemical fertilizers, do not contain genetically modified organisms, and are not processed using irradiation, industrial solvents, or chemical food additives. Any food can be organic as long as it fits into these requirements..being a super food or a whole food.

So now you know the difference and what to look for at the market it will be much easier to have a vegetarian diet without missing the nutrients your body needs and remember the more organic and raw you eat the better the nutritional value of the whole and super foods will be.

Some of my recommendations are first if you need to cook some of them choose boiling, grilling or sauteed methods in extra virgin olive oil and organic sea salt. Second get a juicer, orange and grapefruit squeezer and a food processor it will make life easier for you.

You may have heard about whole foods, super foods and organic foods on TV, with your physician or in your local supermarket but do you know the difference between them and why do you think they are so popular these days?

Quite often these terms are confused although some super foods and some whole foods can be organic doesn’t mean they can necessarily be so( organic). Most commonly some super foods fit into the whole foods category and viceversa. So to avoid confusion and so my weekly menu I am sharing makes more sense lets take a quick look into the definitions for each one of these.be sure that all three undoubtedly are super healthy food alternatives for a balanced rich vegetarian diet.

Whole Foods: unprocessed and unrefined, or processed and refined as little as possible, before being consumed. Typically do not contain added ingredients, such as salt, carbohydrates, or fat.If a food is tinned or packed with many other ingredients, then it is not a whole food. If you try to eat your foods in as natural a state as possible then the better they are for you.

Why is this cleaning foods so important

24 Sep

Why is this important? One word: Transparency. You deserve to know what’s in your cleaning supply products. How can you make good choices if you don’t know what you’re using to clean your homes on a daily basis? We feel it’s important to include this information on actual labels (not just on company websites) so that this information is available to you while you’re shopping. Many people are surprised to hear that full disclosure labeling is not currently required for cleaning products by the government.

Almost three out of four adults (73%) falsely believe that the government requires household cleaning products to provide a list of ingredients on the label, according to a Whole Foods Market survey conducted online in April among 2,483 US adults aged 18 and over. Another two-thirds (64%) believe that many household cleaning brands opt to disclose the full list of ingredients on packaging, when, in fact, few provide this information on product labels.

 

  •   Here’s the nitty-gritty on what you can expect from products sold in our stores:
  •   Ingredients must be listed on all products on our shelf by next Earth Day (April 22, 2012). This gives our suppliers time to make the required changes to their labels.
  •   Ingredients will be listed in INCI (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients), which is already commonly used for personal care products.

Listing ingredients or ingredient blends as “proprietary” or using a trademarked name without an INCI name is not allowed, except for fragrances and enzymes only. (Note that as part of the audit process, all fragrance and enzyme blends will still be reviewed for acceptability to our standards).

What does all that mean to you? Well, you may start to see some unfamiliar ingredients listed on your cleaning products. The fact is that cleaning supply products are made from ingredients that most people may not be entirely familiar with. I always say that learning about cleaning supply ingredients is like learning a new language. If you have questions about any of these ingredients, some of which are multi-syllabic or may seem very “chemically,” let us know. For each ingredient, we have an explanation of why we allowed the ingredient in the appropriate tier, or why it was a better alternative than other available ingredients.