Vicki's Blog / Organic

  • 4 Things You Should Know About Supplements

    There are many sports supplements on the shelves everywhere claiming to make us faster, stronger and more enduring. But how many of them are actually beneficial and worth taking for boosting our sports performance. Finding out which supplement is right for you could be difficult. Today’s dietary supplements include include vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and many other products.Dietary supplements come in a variety of forms as well from traditional tablets to capsules, and powders, as well as drinks and energy bars. Some of the most popular supplements include vitamins D and E, minerals like calcium and...

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  • Coffee, Energy Bars or Energy Drinks: Which is Right for You?

        Whether you're on the go its hard to choose energy bars, a cup of coffee, soda or a red bull for a source of #energy. You can make it a healthy snack if you chose the right one. From caffeine to super-charged sodas to energy drinks, let’s face it- we all love being wired and ready to go! But are these energy sources going too far? Unnatural energy drinks promise a lot more than they tell us, from secret ingredients to the crash afterwards. Most energy drinks double or even triple the amount of most soda or iced...

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  • Top Six Ways To Boost Your Energy!

      Everyone has become familiar with the feeling of being drained, day or night no matter how enticing our lives are, how good the movie is, how great the party is going to be, we just don’t have enough energy to get up and go. Experiencing a lack of energy for many of the things we love can be fixed with these six easy ways… Maintaining a Balanced Diet Eating a complete balanced diet can help ensure that you’re receiving all the vitamin and minerals you need. Try fruits like kiwi. Not only does it have twice the potassium of...

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  • What't the difference between natural and organic?

    As I am sure most of you have noticed the terms natural and organic are constantly being thrown around as marketing jargon. Today I am here to demystify these two terms but letting you in on this one FACT.   The FDA does not regulate “natural” products. However, products labeled “organic” mean that they are grown “without the use of toxins or pesticides.” This is great because we don’t want to put toxins or pesticides into our bodies {at least I don’t!}.

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  • Oregon Tilth

    Oregon Tilth is a nonprofit organization supporting and promoting biologically sound and socially equitable agriculture through education, research, advocacy, and certification. Oregon Tilth advocates sustainable approaches to agricultural production systems and processing, handling and marketing. Oregon Tilth's purpose is to educate gardeners, farmers, legislators, and the general public about the need to develop and use sustainable growing practices that promote soil health, conserve natural resources, and prevent environmental degradation while producing a clean and healthful food supply for humanity. Many of's are certified organic by Oregon Tilth. Find these items here. 

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  • Benefits of Eating Organic

    BENEFITS OF EATING ORGANIC   Hey guys – Vicki here! My family and I just started to go organic with what we eat in the house and I’ve already seen a lot of benefits. Living in a household where special attention is given to diet, a lot emphasis has been put on what is being put in the body. Even when shopping for groceries, I have seen my mother scanning through aisles in search of organic food, irritating various workers in different stores with her incessant questioning of whether the product she was buying was an organic product. From a...

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