Kids are not known to be the world’s biggest vegetable lovers. But a lot of them love milkshakes! Organic smoothies can be like a healthy milkshake for children. They come in kid friendly flavors like chocolate banana, strawberry, and berry, but they pack more nutritional punch than other kinds of dessert.
Consuming proper amounts of calcium can help protect you from osteoporosis, a dis-ease that causes bone fragility. Milk is a convenient and yummy way to make sure you’re keeping your calcium intake at the right level, as it is readily absorbed by the body, keeping your bones in good shape.
High fructose corn syrup is the sweetener most often used in processed drinks like soda. For those who want to avoid this ingredient, organic sodas are a great choice, as they are brewed with simple sweeteners like honey, stevia, or the natural occurring sugars found in fruit.
If you try to avoid pesticides because of their effect on the environment and you like white wine, it’s time to check out organic white wine. Organic grapes are grown without chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and often their made without added sulfites. Good for you, good for the planet.
If you enjoy eating organic foods, you probably know that organic red wine is another way you can lean organically. Try pairing an organic red wine with your favorite pasta with red sauce. Or if you aren’t a vegetarian, you know that organic red wine will go well with meat. If you have the choice, pick an organic red wine.
When you think about an energy boosting drink, you might think of brand names and high volumes of caffeine. Do you even know what’s in those drinks? Organic energy drinks pack a similar punch, using a different set of ingredients. Made with things like guarana, green (unroasted) coffee beans, and herbal teas, these drinks are refreshing and invigorating in an all natural way.
You like to eat organic oatmeal for breakfast and your favorite beer is an oatmeal stout. Well you can get delicious oatmeal stout in an organic version. You can find all kind of organic beer, from dark to pale ales. You’re not just drinking beer, you’re doing something nice for the planet!
The use of the word conventional refers to anything that is not organic. But that’s a bit deceptive. The traditional way that people have grown coffee for hundreds of years follow conventions of protecting the plants and coffee beans, and pesticides are really a new development. Pesticides are not necessary, and who wants agrochemicals in their cup of coffee?