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To Buy or Not to Buy Organic : What You Need to Know to Choose the Healthiest, Safest, Most Earth-Friendly Food (Paperback)

Author: Burke, Cindy

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In this timely, supremely practical guide to the question millions of consumers are faced with every day: "To Buy or Not to Buy Organic?" Seattle-based food journalist and former professional chef Cindy Burke helps readers make the right food choices as they make their way through their supermarket. Burke's crucially concerned with the use of pesticides, which are widely used to grow fruits and vegetables and which, even in trace amounts, have been linked to many cancers, infertility and birth defects. Among the topics she covers here (always from an extremely real-world perspective) are how to Know the difference between organic and non-organic food; Heal your body and avoid toxins; Find and buy safe food; Choose foods with the least risk to your health; and Pursue strategies to cut exposure to toxic chemicals.
Because organics have historically been and continue today to be more expensive than conventionally grown or produced food, Burke carefully confronts the key issue of cost--weighing the benefits of good health versus the higher price -- and offers strategies that will maximize your savings while helping to ensure your and your family's health -- and enjoyable eating.

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Publisher Perseus Books Group
Mfg Part# 9781569242681
SKU 202798799
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1569242682
Release Date 6/1/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0221
Publisher Marlowe & Company
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