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Subscribe and Save

With prices going up, everyone’s looking for ways to save.  Coupon usage is increasing, websites guide us to cheap gas, and dollar store stock prices are booming (which may be a good buy, but that’s another blog).

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Food Should Be Food

I recently attended the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim and came away feeling the industry had lost interest in food.  The convention center was full of booths offering the latest energy bars or hydration systems. But real food?  Not …

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Food Inflation…a Sure Sign of Spring

As certain as swallows returning to Capistrano (or Orioles, Cardinals and Blue Jays reporting to spring training), the cost of nearly everything we eat is going up.  It’s not a matter of if, but when.  This certainty stems from months …

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Valentine’s Day for the Heart

This Valentine’s Day surprise your sweetheart with the gift of a healthy heart…in a bowl of oatmeal.

No doubt, your valentine will appreciate the flowers, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and romantic dinner.  However, nothing shows your love like waking up …

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Happy Holidays!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Remember to take time to give thanks for all the joys of your life this weekend.  And if you’re looking for a few extra calories, try our recipe for Marble Pumpkin Cheesecake.  It’s a tasty addition to any gathering.   …

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If You Give a Friend Some Oatmeal…

Thanksgiving is almost here.  You can tell by all the Christmas ads you see.  Fortunately, you can also tell by the many people who take this time to reflect on the things that matter most in their lives.

Access to …

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Fueling the Flying Fin

It’s well documented that oatmeal is good for your heart due to its unique ability to whisk away cholesterol from our blood.  And especially this time of year, as thoughts turn to warming comfort foods, the airways are filled with …

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You Are Entering the Gluten-Free Zone

I recently returned from the Natural Products Expo East in Boston and, based on my unscientific calculation, approximately half the population is wheat sensitive.  How else can you explain the plethora of new gluten-free (GF) products that are coming soon …

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How Do You Sow Your Wild Oats?

At Country Choice Organic we try to live healthy, active lifestyles.  And like many of our customers, we’re always looking for new ways to stay motivated.  So this summer, we are hosting a Facebook photo contest to find out how …

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