Ever get to the grocery store and stand around wondering what foods you should buy and trust? Are there some produce items you should avoid at all costs if you can’t get organic? Is it okay to substitute non-organic if you can’t find what you’re looking for? What about GMO’s – what brands should you trust?
I’ve had that experience more than once. So I set out to find some handy sites I can research, and apps I can take with me anywhere I go. Here’s what I found. Have anything to add?
Non-GMO Shopping Guide
The Non-GMO Shopping Guide currently features over 150 brands that have currently enrolled in the Non-GMO project. They offer a pocket sized guide for you to bring to the store and help you identify brands that are safe from GMOs. Or grab the ShopNoGMO App instead and have your guide with you wherever you go.
A shopping guide for your mobile to help you select the best products when you’re at the store.
EWG’s Shopper’s Guide
This handy guide or app provides you with the Clean 15, Dirty Dozen, and a full list of the vegetables you should buy organic to ensure good health.
Whole Foods Market Recipes
This great app provides you with quick access to recipes using all kinds of natural and organic foods. You can sort by a variety of interests, such as gluten free, vegan or low fat. Then simply add the ingredients to your shopping list.
GoodGuide is a site that allows you to find safe, healthy, green and ethical products. Use a barcode scanner when you’re out shopping to find out more information. Select the things that mean most to you and the program will provide you with a list of products that meet your specifications.