14 Common Nutrients Found in Organic Produce

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Fresh produce is loaded with nutrients that are necessary for good health. Organic foods in particular have extra nutrients because of the soil they are are grown in. Additionally, it can be helpful to classify the common nutrients found in organic produce into two categories: vitamins and minerals. Eating a variety of organic fruits and… Read more »

The Nutritional Value of Organic Vegetables: Soil Matters

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  When we blog about various veggies here at Golden Gate Organics, we do our fair share of research to provide accurate information about nutrient content in an effort to increase your attraction to these colorful, dietary wonders. The truth is, if you’re purchasing veggies from local farmers, who use organic or biodynamic farming methods,… Read more »

Why You Should Be Eating More Raw Foods

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Raw foods have amazing benefits that could be changing your life. And you don’t have to adopt a completely raw diet to see the benefits from adding more raw foods to your daily routine. Even swapping one cooked food for a raw option at each meal can make a difference in how you look, feel… Read more »

10 Foods To “Beef Up” Your Raw Diet

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Here are the top 10 raw foods you should be adding to your diet on a regular basis. The pros? They’re all amazingly delicious foods that you don’t have to choke down for the sake of good health! 1. Cultured vegetables – (or fermented) vegetables are some of the best foods you can put in… Read more »

Eating Raw AND Building Muscle?!

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While going to a 100% raw diet (which means steering clear of any food heated to about 115° or more) can be daunting, there are undeniable benefits from including more uncooked foods in your training diet. All About Those Vitamins For starters, loading up on raw fruits and vegetables will flood your body with a… Read more »

Is Corn Good For You?

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Corn has gotten a bad rap these days, largely as the result of industrial farming techniques and the fact that the byproducts of highly-processed corn (think sugars) abound. In its most genuine form, non-GMO corn, grown in healthy soil without the use of toxic herbicides or pesticides is very good for you. Not only that,… Read more »

3 Arguments For and Against USDA Organic Certification of Hydroponic Farming

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Seriously, you won’t find a much more dead-heat battle of rhetoric in the USDA organic industry than in here, because the arguments are based on many factors: environment, literal definitions, science, We’re bordering on legal here when the idea of simple produce really shouldn’t be! It’s all about nutrition and the body, our Earth and… Read more »

Top 3 Benefits of Beets You Must Keep in Mind When Faced With Eating Them

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We’re serious: talk to your kids about this one. They may not listen at first, but over time as they get older, they’re going to realize that the voice in their heads happens to be yours talking about how health will dramatically improve the more you eat these beets. It’s pretty clear: the benefits of beets… Read more »