Food And Drink : Organic Food

Natural Vs. Organic – What’s the Difference?

Being a conscious grocery shopper isn’t as easy as you might expect. There are so many different labels on everything from produce to packaged goods it can all get a little confusing. Unfortunately, many of these labels can be very misleading and are slapped on products simply as a way to increase sales. Perhaps the biggest confusion is between natural versus organic. Many people think natural and organic mean the same thing, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Fight Flu Naturally

It’s flu season and there are many things you can do to naturally prepare for keeping healthy as the cough and cold bacteria fill the air. Angela Bewick, holistic nutritionist at Amaranth Wholefoods Market walks you through what you need to do to avoid colds and flu this season. With so much to think about, it’s a great idea to pop into your local Amaranth store and see what they have for you. If you’re prepared for the season you can

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How to Replace Vitamin D in the Winter

Brush off your snowboard, wax up your skis - the darker days are drawing in and it’s time to start waking up feeling like every joint in your body as stiff as a board! But are your stiff joints due to large amounts of suicidal winter pastimes or the symptom of a lack of vitamin D? Vitamin D is not produced by our bodies, but is vital to the health of the calcium in your bones and teeth and help reduces inflammation. It reduces the risk for

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Dietary supplements – know what you need

Dietary supplements are very common and tempting to take if you have special needs, or your body is not getting the nourishments it needs to be healthy. But are all supplements healthy? According to a law passed by government all dietary supplements must be as follows: Is intended to supplement the diet Contains one or more dietary ingredients (including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and certain other

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