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Where can I go to find 100% certified organic products?

Where can I go to find 100% certified organic products?

Difficult: The best assurance is to grow them yourself so you can control all steps. The definition of 'organic' is slippery and not well defined. There is little scrutiny. So things labeled organic aren't necessarily so and most outlets that sell these products depend upon the good will and truthfulness of their suppliers. ...Read more

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Are all products that say "usda certified organic" legitimate?

Are all products that say "usda certified organic" legitimate?

Some are: ...And some aren't. Be sure to purchase your organic foods from reputable sources that you can cross-check and reference. ...Read more

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Certified organic (Tip)

Pay attention to expiration dates and labels, they should state certified organic and only use when. ...See more

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Eating an Organic Diet (Checklist)

Read labels
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Stay away from conventionally grown food of which you don't know the source
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Research the "dirty dozen" fruits and only buy them if they are organic
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Eat grass-fed meats
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What are the requirements for a product to be "certified organic"?

What are the requirements for a product to be "certified organic"?

Chemical free: Fruit and vegetables can not be grown in ground treated with any chemical fertilizer, nor can any chemical antibacterial, insect or "pest" repellent be used. Domestic animals kept for meat or dairy production can not feed or graze on non-organic food or pasture. Organic animals must be confined to cages, ideally be "free range" and receive no hormones or antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are good usda certified organic supplements?

What are good usda certified organic supplements?

The USDA: Does not regulate dietary supplements, that would be the FDA, but dietary supplements are not checked before marketing only prescription supplements are ...Read more

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Certified organic (Tip)

Only products labeled certified organic have been certified as meeting usda organic standards. ...See more

Dr. Jodi Luchs Dr. Luchs
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Certified organic (Tip)

Look for the "certified organic" seal on organic products to ensure they are the real thing. ...See more

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I get a full spray tan once a week and the salon uses100% certified organic DHA and the tan is water based. Is this safe for me? As I love having a tan

I get a full spray tan once a week and the salon uses100% certified organic DHA and the tan is water based. Is this safe for me? As I love having a tan

SUNSCREEN!: Many people who spray tan tend to forget that they have no protection from uva/uvb rays of the sun. My favorite facial sunscreen is skin ceuticals physical fusion spf 50. It acts like a primer by diffusing the light around fine lines, it is unscented and so light. It also is a physical only sunscreen so it won't burn sensitive skin like my lupus face! It's also got a tint that works for everyone! ...Read more

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Certified organic (Tip)

Do seek those vendors who are certified organic. ...See more

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Hello, in india there are not many 100% certified usda organic green teas and so I want to ask is twinings or tetley good and what we do to remove pest?

Hello, in india there are not many 100% certified usda organic green teas and so I want to ask is twinings or tetley good and what we do to remove pest?

Organic & natural: Don't believe marketing - it's there to convince you to purchase their brand. Twinings & Tetley have been around awhile so they must be at least ok. Just b/c something is natural or organic doesn't make it better or safe for you. Tobacco is natural but causes cancer & emphysema. Heroin is derivative of natural opium but that doesn't make it healthy. Same for cocaine. Don't lose sleep over pesticid ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Certified organic (Tip)

To be labeled "organic", foods must consist of at least 95% certified organic processed ingredients. ...See more

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What is 'board certified? '

What is 'board certified? '

Completed all reqs.: Board certified means that a physician has successfully completed several rigorous training requirements. Firstly, a training regimen such as completing a residency or fellowship after medical school must be documented. Then an examination testing basic knowledge and problem solving must be passed. This is examination is given by a governing body such as the american board of internal medicine. ...Read more

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What's a certified nurse practitioner?

What's a certified nurse practitioner?

Nurse practitioner: Np can perform physical exams and write medications for physical illnesses which are co-signed by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Certified organic (Tip)

Do make sure your organic food purchases are certified organic. ...See more

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What does it mean to be board certified?

What does it mean to be board certified?

Board Certified: Though many types of board certifications exist, only one is recognized by the respected American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), and that is the board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. This certification shows that a surgeon has graduated from an accredited medical school and has completed at least five years of additional training as a resident surgeon in a program. ...Read more

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How does one become certified to teach cpr?

How does one become certified to teach cpr?

Be Trained: The american red cross has many classes, including CPR certification and training. ...Read more

Dr. Nayla Mumneh Dr. Mumneh
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Certified organic (Tip)

Look for the certified organic label to confirm it is organic. ...See more

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How many acupuncturists are certified, and who certifies them?

How many acupuncturists are certified, and who certifies them?

Acupuncturists: I don't know the exact number of acupuncturists who are nationally certified -- but you can find out through the national certification commission for acupuncture and oriental medicine [http://www. Nccaom. Org/] which certifies them. Currently, 43 states plus the district of columbia require nccaom exams or certification as a prerequisite to state licensure. ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Lovell Dr. Lovell
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Certified organic (Tip)

Not all foods labeled organic are organic -- look for certification such as usda certified. ...See more

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What is an AAFP-Certified and a Level-3 Patient-Centered Medical Home?

What is an AAFP-Certified and a Level-3 Patient-Centered Medical Home?

Possible way to. ..: ...see whether your doctor is up to speed. But it's complex, so smaller practices may not do it. Here's a link. Http://pcmh. Ahrq. Gov/page/defining-pcmh ...Read more

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What sort of special program or training does a nurse have to get to be certified on botox injections?

What sort of special program or training does a nurse have to get to be certified on botox injections?

Physician Oversight: Nurse practitioners and pa may be allowed to do injections under direct supervision of a physician. Varies from state to state. Usually taught as a preceptorship during which the trainee watches, then performs injections as directed, then injects under supervision of licensed practitioner qualified to do those types of injections. ...Read more

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Certified organic (Tip)

Organic is not the same as "natural" and natural may be totally organic. Look for organic certified. ...See more