Happy Earth Day! The Unhealthy Truth!

Ever wonder what the food industry is putting in our foods? Curious about all the hype about "Organic" foods? Wonder what it all means? If you ask yourself these questions then you will definitely want to watch the video below. It will not only open your eyes about the foods we eat but how it is harming us, our children and even our pets.

Organics (and more) explained....

Organic - Organic produce is grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. Organic meat and dairy livestock receive no antibiotics or added hormones and are raised on organic feed. Organic products never use genetic engineering or irradation.

Organic Farming promotes healthy soil, biodiversity and the conservation of water and ecological systems. It helps keep chemicals out of our air, earth and water. And organic farmers focus on using renewable resources.

All Natural - Food that are minimally processed and contain no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners.

Earth-Friendly - Produced in such a way  to minimize any negative impact on the environment. Good examples of earth-friendly products are those that are biodegradable, chemical-free or made of recycled post-consumer waste.

Vegetarian - Foods derived from plant sources, such as fruits, grains, legumes and nuts. These can contain egg and dairy products.

Vegan - Solely from plant origin; absolutely no animal ingredients or byproducts such as eggs, dairy products or honey.

To learn more about organic foods click here.

 The Unhealthy Truth by Robyn O'Brien

Hope this information has helped you understand more about the foods that you eat and what you can do to help protect your family and the environment. Happy Earth Day!


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