Prioritize your food dollars with Dr. Greene

Katrin Eismann TomatoesYou're organic-savvy, right? You already use the Shoppers' Guide to prioritize your produce purchases, but now you're wondering what else you should be considering when it comes to your food dollars.

Tips like these from Dr. Alan Greene are just what you need. His Organic Prescription series presents 11 tips for making smart choices when shopping for yourself and your family. Five of his tips were featured on Tara Parker-Pope's Well blog (on the New York Times website) this week, and they generated quite a bit of buzz. No surprise there -- people want to know how to prioritize their purchases to keep their families and the planet healthy. Dr. Greene has advice about

  • Milk
  • Potatoes
  • Peanut butter
  • Baby foods
  • Catsup
  • Cotton
  • Apples
  • Beef
  • Soy
  • Corn
. . . And a bonus tip about wine. If you've ever wondered about the nutritional value of your fries or the catsup you're dunking them in, Dr. Greene has your answer.

Speaking of answers, Dr. Greene will be chatting live on his website today at 10am, so if you've got a question stop by and ask it!

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