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Guide to Home Sustainability: The Indoors, Pt. 1

There always seems to be something in our homes that needs repairing and replacing. That drippy faucet, the window that always seems to…

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Is Organic Food Really Healthier for You? Part II

We’ve heard what proponents of organic food have had to say: they hold that organic is tastier, more nutritional, better for the environment, and ethically  a better choice for the future. But what about the other side? Surely, those in the business of growing conventional foods don’t want to be demonized, and because of that, we can expect to hear some serious arguments coming out of that camp. So, now that we are settled in to part II, let’s hear what they have to say. Con – Organic Food is not Healthier for You “Don’t Believe the Pesticide and Fertilizer Argument” While supporters of organic food push hard that pesticides […]

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Is Organic Food Really Healthier for You? Part I

There has long been a debate about the benefits of organic food, and in some cases, science seems to support both sides. Nevertheless, many advocates for organic food argue it’s better tasting, more nutritional, better on the environment, and ethically more appealing. Opponents argue just the opposite: conventionally grown food is just as nutritional, healthy, delicious, and ethical. Who is right? Well, the answer may surprise you. In the first part of this duet, we’ll listen to the arguments in favor of organic food. Pro – Organic food is Healthier for you First, what is organic? Briefly defined, we can consider organic as something that is grown naturally; that is, […]