Staying Within A Budget, While Eating Healthy Is Important For Most Students At Queensborough Community College

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Staying within a budget, while eating healthy is important for most students at Queensborough Community College. Grocery shopping used to be a straightforward experience. Now, every time you go shopping, you’re forced to make a decision if it’s best to buy organically grown food, or settle with conventional produce? Affordability is within range when buying organic food. Your Health is important, and so is your money. Eating organic is not expensive as most people may think. I hear it many times,
“ Its so expensive to eat organic” but in reality you are paying a little extra for better health. I have explored different groceries in my proximity, and I’ve narrowed it down to two markets that are affordable, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty other markets that offer good prices. It’s all about doing your research. What is organic? If you see the "USDA Organic" or "Certified Organic" seal on your food, the item must have an ingredients list and the contents should be 95% or more certified organic, meaning free of synthetic additives like pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and dyes, and must not be processed using industrial solvents, irradiation, or genetic engineering, according to the USDA. The remaining 5% may only be foods or processed with additives on an approved list. The reduction of pesticide you are consuming can improve your health, and make you more alert and happy. Why not eat your way to health and happiness? Trust me its worth it. We should all…

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