Alex Ong is the author of Mind Your Own Wellness and founder of MindYourOwnWellness.com. A food industry marketing executive, Alex conquered his obesity and high cholesterol at age 30 when he developed his natural weight-loss system, The 5 Color Belts Eating Formula.

» Meet Alex Ong
» Save Author as Favorite
» See all Alex Ong's Posts

Recent Posts

» Does Temperature of Drinking Water Matter?
» What Your Dirty Dishes Tell You
» Beware Buffets And Eating On The Run
» Power Of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
» Is Sugar Really Fat Free?


» April 2009
» March 2009
» February 2009
» January 2009
» December 2008
» November 2008

Mind Your Own Wellness

by Alex Ong, Wellness Coach
Subscribe to this feed Subscribe

There's so much fuss about organic foods. The questions beg: what is organic... and why should you and I go organic?

In general, any food that is labeled "organic" must be produced without artificial fertilizers, synthetic pesticides, bioengineering, or radiation (used to kill bacteria).

Prior to labeling a product as "organic," a government-approved certifier must first inspect the farm and ensure that the farmer adheres to specific standards that are regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Furthermore, organic crops are produced with earth-friendly processes using renewable resources to protect the environment for our future generations. Just as important, animals on organic farms are raised without antibiotics, genetic modification, or growth hormones.

Is organic food really more expensive than regular food?

Yes... but. By comparing the price of organic food to "regular" food, in general, you will see a price difference of 30"50% or more at first. But when you take a minute to think of the side-effects of the 14 Common Foods To Cut Down Or Cut Out (such as, Artificial Food Colorings, BHT and BHA or other chemical preservatives, MSG, aspartame, and pesticides), organic foods ...    Continue

1 | 2    Next Page

Post a Comment

Hot Topics

diet, weight loss, fitness, motivation, abs, restaurants, health, calories, stress, challenge, gyms, support, goals, points, exercise, metabolism, food, recipe

Most Popular Searches

Most Popular Blogs

» Longer, Leaner Thighs: 5 Best Exercises
» We Announce The Challenge WINNER!
» Best Vitamins Dieters Not Getting
» The Dangerous Escape Food Provides
» Janel Hits The Farmers Market

Highest Rated Blogs

» 5 Healthy Pumpkin-Flavored Foods to Try This Fall
» 6 Tips to Add Healthy Whole Foods to Your Diet
» Summer can trigger panic mode
» Halloween Chocolate Ghost Boo-nana Pops
» What To Do Instead of Going on a Diet

Sign up for our free diet newsletter
We respect your privacy. We will never share your email address with a 3rd party for any reason.