Archive for June, 2013


What Is Organic Food?

Organic food is any food that is produced without the use of artificial pest control, fertilization, or drugs. But in order to be certified by the government as “organic,” the food must be produced under very stringent guidelines and rules. It must meet certain set standards. Basically, just because your neighbor doesn’t use pesticides on [...]

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Organic Cuban Coffee

You do not need to go to Cuba to get organic Cuban coffee. Cuban coffee has to do with how you make your coffee and not with the country of origin. Try making organic Cuban coffee with Panama Mountain Grown organic coffee or one of the Colombian organic coffee brands . You will be pleased [...]

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Coffee from Colombia

Is coffee from Colombia really some of the best in the world? If you pass through the Eldorado terminal at the international airport in Bogota, Colombia, stop by the Juan Valdez coffee shop for pan de bono and either regular or Juan Valdez organic coffee. You will be glad that you did and you will [...]

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Types of Organic Food

Fresh produce and meat that is labeled “certified organic” have been produced under conditions that comply with the laws of the United States of America. This applies to all fruits and vegetables in the produce section of your local grocery store as well as to fruits and vegetables sold at local farmer’s markets. “Certified Organic” [...]

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Three Reasons to Go Organic

There are probably a few dozen reasons that I could think of why people should go organic but I only get limited space here so I’ll just give you the top three reasons why I think that going organic is the thing to do. Reason #1: Decrease the toxic load. The fact is that buying [...]

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Caffeine Withdrawal Headache

Love your healthy organic coffee? Ever forget to drink coffee because you are too busy or for whatever reason? Did you feel irritable, unable to concentrate, experience stomach or joint pain and have a headache? If so you might have had a caffeine withdrawal headache. People drink one and a half eight ounce cups of [...]

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Best Coffee Certification

What is the best coffee certification to look for when you want great coffee? What is the best coffee certification to look for if you want a product that has a low environmental footprint? What is the best certification to look for if you want coffee that was produced without child labor, dangerous working conditions, [...]

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The Truth about Organic Foods

There are those out there in the big bad world who would try to convince us that organically produced food is not a bit better or better for us than food that is produced by what is referred to as “traditional” farming and ranching methods. There is even one group that is out there trying [...]

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