Organic Food Table of Contents and Excerpt
Organic Food On A Budget Table of Contents and Excerpt:
Table of Contents
Educated Taste Buds
What’s Wrong with the Food You’ve Been Eating?
Highest to Lowest Pesticide Contamination on Produce
16 Money Saving Tips For Buying Organic Food
Amy’s Organic Food Brands Shopping List
Organic Food Labels—Meaningful or Not?
Genetically Engineered Food
Fertilized with Sewage Sludge
Meat Treated with Carbon Monoxide
Antibiotics in Food
Artificial Colors, Flavors and Preservatives
High Fructose Corn Syrup
Soy: Wonder Food or Bad For Your Health?
Slow Food Movement
How To Get Your Kids To Eat Organic Whole Foods
Two excerpts from the Ebook:
“Does the idea of shopping in a natural food store make you feel uncomfortable? What about that natural food section of your local supermarket? You may not be sure if all of those unfamiliar brands are really worth the extra cost. You’ve likely heard or read that eating organic whole foods is better for your health, and the environment, but isn’t it really expensive? How does someone on a budget afford it? And, what’s wrong with the food you’ve been eating for years? You’ll find the answers to these questions, my preferred organic food shopping list, some great money saving strategies, and more in this chapter.
Educated Taste Buds
I grew up in New York City, but often fantasized that I lived in A Little House On The Prairie. Sometimes it was with The Walton’s on Walton’s Mountain. I was a very imaginative child. I longed for a simpler, quieter life. I wanted a family, including the four-legged kind. I longed to grow my own food, breathe fresh air, and drink clean water from a nearby brook. Instead, I had a concrete lawn, the unsettling serenade of fire engines and ambulances, lots of people, dirty air, dirty water (the Hudson River), and no pets. Unless you count fish, and turtles—I didn’t.
The closest I got to the kind of lifestyle that I wanted was visiting my Great Aunt Jojo and Uncle Harry in Morgantown, Virginia. Aunt Jojo grew most of the food in her garden using organic methods. She made her own soap, dried onions and garlic, and traded for things she didn’t have, like chicken, with her neighbors. Jojo also stored, canned, froze and dried the bounty from her garden for the winter months. Family folklore has it that she never stepped foot in a grocery store. Maybe that’s because Uncle Harry went when they ran out of home canned vegetables, or something else needed during the winter months.
Though my mom hadn’t converted to organic food when we were young (she’s been a devout organic shopper for years), my friends considered her to be a “health food” mom. No sugary meals, sodas, or other convenience foods entered our front door. Well, except for Halloween candy, which mysteriously disappeared within a 24-hour period (my mom also has a sweet tooth). We ate really good food…”
Two of the 17 Money Saving Tips for Buying Organic Food:
1. Buy in bulk when organic food is on sale. I do this all the time; it saves a good chunk of change.
2. Go to your favorite organic food company’s website and print out coupons. You can also contact them directly and ask if they have coupons available. Or, you can go to these websites with links to money saving coupons for organic foods:
Sometimes the product packaging has coupons on it. Cascadian Farms, Muir Glen, Amy’s Organic and Stonyfield yogurt are companies that often do this.
Any questions, feel free to contact me.
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