You’ve been trying to eat more organic foods, both to decrease the amount of pesticides you and your family consume and to help protect the environment. But take one look at your grocery store receipt and you know that buying organic can get very expensive, very fast. Luckily, there’s a way to grow your own delicious, fresh produce while having fun and learning at the same time: organic gardening!

Don’t know where to start? It is possible to hire someone to install and maintain a beautiful organic garden for you, but most of us can roll up our sleeves with a surprisingly low amount of effort. Remember, you can start small, even with just a single plant or two. Don’t worry if things aren’t perfect right away.

Organic gardening means you won’t use synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, but that doesn’t mean your plants fend for themselves. There are an array …

The demand for organic food rises every year, but is buying only organic foods worth it? With many organic foods sporting a a hefty price tag, you need to weigh your budget. Here are some simple rules.

The demand for organic food rises every year, but everything organic might not be worth it. With organic foods sporting higher price tags, it’s important to weigh their value against your grocery budget. Here are some simple rules.

DON’T: Buy everything labeled organic
DO: Know your labels!
There is an entire language to organic food labeling – read up here before your next shopping trip. One quick tip: when buying fruits and vegetables, look at their numbered produce stickers for any that start with a “9” — that means they’re organic.

DON’T: Buy organic produce instead of local produce

DO: Buy local produce when in season
Local farms run …

Making the right choices at the grocery store for both you and your family can often be a daunting task. There are so many products to choose from that all seem to do the same thing: feed you.

Nevertheless, the vast majority of products at your grocery store are often associated with a number of different hidden costs. At Nature’s Path we believe in the power of organics and have compiled a list of reasons we believe organics will help you on your path to becoming happier and healthier.

1. Organics keep GMOs out of our food

Not only does the organic certification ensure there are no harmful chemicals on our food, it also guarantees that they are not GMOs. Among other things, GMOs are often engineered to be used in conjunction with a single harmful chemical, such as Round Up or Agent Orange. Therefore, shopping organic is taking a …

What the heck is a sex drive food?

Research has shown all kinds of habits lead to great sex, from regular exercise to simply being nice. But your diet arguably has the biggest effect on how your body functions, so why not add foods associated with libido benefits to your plate to keep your sex drive happily humming?

We’re not just talking about things that put you in the mood with sensual taste or texture. These foods are known to stimulate or support processes in your body (like the release of hormones) that are related to sexual performance and pleasure.

One (probably unnecessary, but awesome) reminder: Having sex isn’t good for you just because orgasms feel good (they do). It’s also linked to maintaining a healthier weight and a stronger immune system.
Do you really need any more reasons to eat these sex drive foods regularly?

1. Sex Drive Food: