Saving Money on Organic Foods

Saving Money on Organic Foods

We all know that by eating healthy organic foods we are fortifying our bodies. But sometimes the cost of organics can scare even the determined consumer away from fresh and towards processed. A study from Whole Foods in 2004 found that more than half of Americans had tried organic foods, and over 10% eat them regularly. Cost of chemical free and stored foods can be cut by using organic friendly coupon clubs.

Producers are recognizing the dilemma that consumers face. With prices of all goods rising, and savings dwindling steps are being taken to ease the gap. Coupons are becoming abundantly available online. Most grocers now accept online printable coupons. Grocery stores now have strict control parameters put in place to deter counterfeiting. Now consumers simply can visit their favorite organic sites to find money saving coupons at their fingertips. You can find several organic food coupons on large coupon distribution sites like Smartsource, Redplum, Hot Coupons, or America Loves Coupons. There are message boards for strict Organic food coupon trading only which will save you time in hunting for the coupons you want.

Local grocery stores are also catering to the organic shopper by placing instant rebate tear pads, coupons and buy one get one free offers in the organic section of the store. Many coupons are available through coupon distributors and clubs for a fraction of the cost of the savings total. Products like Dole Salad, Eggland Best, and Oregon Chai Teas all offer coupons through newspapers and coupon forums. Do not forget to check the freezer door in your local organic foods section. Many coupons are placed on the edges of shelves or on the front of the doors for easy access.
Farmers markets are wonderful for fresh chemical free produce, yet sometimes the market is across town. So home based growers have been starting to deliver goods on a weekly basis to consumers. To find a grower in your area, ask at your next trip to the open market. Many will bring a bushel basket of fresh produce weekly to your door for a fraction of the grocery store price.

If sacrificing your health is not in your financial plans, joining a coupon club or coupon newsletter may be right for you. These clubs share news and information about sales and offers to their members without the time wasting hassle of online pop ups or survey scams. For a nominal fee, clubs can provide you with real money saving offers that you can use daily for organics, fresh produce, and healthy living products.

LeAnn Moyers helps families save hundreds of dollars on their groceries each week with America Loves Coupons. This free coupon delivery service saves consumers an average of 35% each week on standard grocery and food purchases. http://www.americalovescoupons.com

It’s a rising trend around the world to start eating more organic food! Is organic food actually better for you? Join Laci as she talks about some of the health benefits that come with eating organically!

Read More:
Organic Foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/organic-food/art-20043880
“Discover the real difference between organic foods and their traditionally grown counterparts when it comes to nutrition, safety and price.”

Organic Food Conclusions Don’t Tell the Whole Story

Organic Food Conclusions Don’t Tell the Whole Story


“A widely reported Stanford University study concluding there is little difference in the healthfulness and safety of conventional and organic foods has been criticized by experts in the environmental health sciences for overlooking the growing body of evidence on the adverse effects of pesticides.”

Little evidence of health benefits from organic foods, study finds
http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2012/09/little-evidence-of-health-benefits-from-organic-foods-study-finds.html
“You’re in the supermarket eyeing a basket of sweet, juicy plums. You reach for the conventionally grown stone fruit, then decide to spring the extra /pound for its organic cousin.”

Five Reasons to Eat Organic Apples: Pesticides, Healthy Communities, and You
http://www.forbes.com/sites/bethhoffman/2012/04/23/five-reasons-to-eat-organic-apples-pesticides-healthy-communities-and-you/
“There are good reasons to eat organic and locally raised fruits and vegetables.”

Organic foods are more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies
http://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-organic-foods-20140715-story.html
“Most everyone who has ever selected their fruits and vegetables from the ‘organic’ section while grocery shopping probably thought they were doing something good for their bodies and the environment.”

Watch More:
What Does “Organic” Mean?

TestTube Wild Card
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-467-tastedifferences?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC
What’s the Deal with GMOs?

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