Eating Organic Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Soy Wars

    Soy Wars

    On October 26, 1999, the FDA made the dramatic move of authorizing the use of health claims about the role of soy protein in reducing the risk of coronary heart disease on labeling of foods containing soy protein. They concluded that foods containing soy protein, as part of a healthy diet, may reduce the risk […]

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  • Is Soy Healthy for Your Family?

    Is Soy Healthy for Your Family?

    I love biting into a steaming ear of roasted corn on the cob, picked fresh that day in an organic cornfield. This is completely different from slogging down a super-size soda sweetened with high fructose corn syrup that has been chemically derived from genetically modified corn and different from gorging on a dozen donuts made […]

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  • The Organic Business Traveler

    The Organic Business Traveler

    Here’s what I’ve learned: Flying Several airlines are becoming more health conscious.  Some offer a limited number of natural options for food.  A few even have some organic selections.  In general, though, I don’t count on finding anything I can eat at an airport or on an airplane. 

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  • Dr. Greene's Organic Adventure Continues

    Dr. Greene’s Organic Adventure Continues

    I am now entirely off of the conventional food grid – everything I eat is organic. Once the decision was made to embark on this journey, it was time to restock our pantry and our fridge for all-organic cooking.

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  • Fathers for Organic – Part 7 of 7: A Father Teaches

    Fathers for Organic – Part 7 of 7: A Father Teaches

    Even before our babies are born, we are teaching them about the wide world around us. We communicate our choices, our values, even without thinking about it. They hear our voices, smell our aromas, and they taste, remember, and prefer the foods we feed to their mother.

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  • Fathers for Organic – Part 6 of 7: A Father Provides

    Fathers for Organic – Part 6 of 7: A Father Provides

    Tomatoes contain an important nutrient called lycopene. Lycopene is one of nature’s most potent antioxidants. It has proven success at preventing and healing damage done to cells within our bodies. Eating lycopene lowers cancer and heart disease risk. Tomatoes and tomato products are the major source of lycopene in the American diet. The average American […]

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  • Fathers for Organic – Part 5 of 7: A Father’s Protection

    Fathers for Organic – Part 5 of 7: A Father’s Protection

    Most children today don’t grow up on a farm. Does choosing organic food make a difference for children growing up in America’s suburbs? Researchers at the Department of Environmental Health in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Washington started tackling this question by measuring pesticide levels in urine samples […]

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  • Fathers for Organic – Part 4 of 7: Against All Odds

    Fathers for Organic – Part 4 of 7: Against All Odds

    The Agricultural Health Study is a huge, ongoing, forward-looking analysis of the health of farmers and their families that began in 1993-4. Over 89,000 people are participating in the study. The study is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Environmental Protection Agency. The researchers are investigating […]

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  • Fathers for Organic – Part 3 of 7: A Father’s Insight

    Fathers for Organic – Part 3 of 7: A Father’s Insight

    My wife’s name is Cheryl. When my youngest was a baby, she was radiant and full of life. We were enjoying parenting together, and enjoying being partners on DrGreene.com. She was responsible for the design, the engineering, the correspondence, the heart and the soul. I was the doctor responsible for answering parents’ questions. Life was […]

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  • Fathers for Organic – Part 2 of 7: I Didn’t Always Feel This Way

    Fathers for Organic – Part 2 of 7: I Didn’t Always Feel This Way

    When my first son was born, it was as if a new dimension had opened in my life. My first glimpse of him was a profound moment, but in those first days as a new dad, I had no idea the scope of the new territory in myself I was to discover (and am continuing […]

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