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Tips and pointers in buying organic foods

Updated on March 26, 2013

Organic foods are becoming vague in the market place and vegetable section of groceries and department stores. They are healthy to eat and may provide the much needed vitamins and minerals that your body needs. But organic foods may cost more since it is labor-intensive, so it is wise to be economical while not sacrificing the nutrients you may acquire.


Here is a short list of tips on buying organic foods

Buy in season. Organic fruits and vegetables are so fresh and cheat at this time. Determine what type of fruits and vegetables are in abundance at certain months and delivered to your local market. This will ensure you that you are buying the freshest produce as much as possible.

Shop around. Look for a local farmer’s market where you can purchase fresh, local and organic foods. If you are at a supermarket always look for the organic seal. You may also compare prices of organic produce at the grocery store, farmer’s market and any other venue. Buy the most economical items.

Keep in mind that organic and natural doesn’t equate to healthy. Do not settle for junk foods which can also be made from organic ingredients. Making junk foods look healthy is a common marketing strategy employed by food companies. Organic baked goodies, desserts and snacks have very high sugar, salt, fat or calories content.

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