Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Organic Foods Worth the Price?



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Little by little we have made changes in were we shop, and the foods we buy. I have heard others complain that organic food is more expensive, yes it is, but it is worth it for various reasons.

First off organic food is more natural, and contains the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need. I found before we started eating organic that even after I ate I was still hungry, or was I? No, I wasn't hungry for food, but for the vitamins, and nutrients our food no longer contains. Since I have started eating more organic foods I am no longer feeling like I need to eat all day. As a matter of fact the whole family is experiencing this.

Secondly because organic foods contain the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need we don't need to eat as much. I used to allow the boys one bag of chips a month, they would last a couple of days and be gone. We have started buying rice chips from the local health store, and they are lasting a longer time. I also want to mention that the bag is smaller than one we used to buy. My 16 year old, who has had a hard time with the changes, loves them and commented on how he likes them better because not only do they taste good they fill him up.
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Another point is how organic foods effect your body. Before we changed to organic foods I would never eat bread, for the first time in years I have eaten bread. Why didn't I eat bread? Because it would plaster it self around my abs like paper mache, how unattractive is that, plus I always put on weight. Well for the first time in years I ate bread yesterday, we picked up some raisin bread from the health store that is awesome, and contains no flour.

 I had the same problem with mayonnaise, and very little of it, I mean I love egg salad, deviled eggs, and other dishes that are made with mayonnaise, but really had to limit my self.  Now with the organic mayonnaise I don't have dread what it will do to my body because it does nothing but nurture it now.


One last point to make, my husband drives a truck three days a week for 12 1/2 hours. He used to take a granola bar, and crackers with him, one day he stopped in the health store for some snacks instead. Turns out he was full faster, and did not get hungry for a longer period of time. 

In conclusion buying organic may cost more, but you don't eat as much, so are you really spending more?  I don't think so, here are some of the organic products we have been eating and love.

Lundberg Rice Chips wheat and gluten free my husband loves the sea salt, while my 16 year old prefers the sesame & seaweed, and I use the Santa Fe barbecue in my taco salad replacing the Doritos Nacho Cheese.

Ezekiel 4:9 Cinnamon Raisin bread from Food for Life100% whole grain bread, low glycemic, and complete protein. Be aware that this bread is pricy, we paid just over $7 for a loaf, but I will buy it again.

Spectrum Organic Mayonnaise from Spectrum Organic Products made with cage free eggs gluten free, other types of mayonnaise also available.

There is also an organic mix my husband loves for energy, but it is all gone, and health store was all out. So, these are some of the organic products we are buying and love.

Yes!!!! Organic foods are worth the price for our health. 

Do you have a favorite organic food? I would love to hear about it.

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18 comments:

  1. Organic food is definitely worth the price! While processed foods may seem more convenient, they are not worth the health risks!
    Thanks for sharing Joyce.

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  2. I totally understand the need for organic foods, and I try my best to organic fruit and veggies - and I keep a garden as well as I can, but still there are times when it is simply cost prohibitive. And not that I think you said this at all, but often it seems that the need to pay for organic is shoved at me, and then feelings of guilt come... It's a hard place to be, money... healthy food... better options...

    Thanks though for sharing this!

    Marissa
    http://forfunreadinglist.blogspot.com

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  3. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!


    Cheers,
    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

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  4. The organic foods are significantly more nutritious than conventional foods. Consumption of organic foods may reduce exposure to pesticide residues and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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  5. Yes,Andrew this is true, but it also saves us from GMOs which are so unhealthy for us,thanks for stopping by.

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  6. hi. thanks for the amazing blog post. it as nice to read and quite inspiring.

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  7. Certainly!!!Organic foods and Healthy Organic Food products are significantly more nutritious than conventional food. Price doesn't matter when quality is excellent.

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    1. You are so right Amit, and I am feeding two teenage boys organic as well. It is all a matter of getting priorities straight.

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  8. Nice blog post and good information about organic food.
    Organic food are so good for health.Good Organic food is definitely worth the price.

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  9. Yes Organics are expensive but you may purchase them for less cost if you try contacting some of the direct suppliers. Many now have online shops and sell direct to public. You can try searching for suppliers on this website www.expatdeli.com it is a good and beverage search engine offering links to suppliers of premium products. Check out their organic food and beverages suppliers
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    1. Katherine could you please email me, thank you.

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    2. yes joyce you can reach us at ks@expatdeli.com
      regards
      katherine

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  10. Undoubtedly healthy organic food is worth the price. We must comprehend the health benefits that organic food items provide. When it comes to health, money and prices should not be the concern. After all, health is wealth.

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  11. Thank you Dj I feel the same way, but can't seem to get that through to others.

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  15. It’s definitely worth the price, Joyce, especially if we're talking about the amount of vitamins and nutrients we get even from small servings of organic food, like you said. Quality food over quantity food. This concept also prevents obesity, which reduces risks of heart attack and other ailments associated with "bad food."

    Hope Wallace

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