Organic Food Hilton Head Island SC

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Beaufort County Farmers Market
(843) 686-3090
The Mall at Shelter Cove; 24 Shelter Cove Lane
Hilton Head, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 14-August 27 Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
County
Beaufort

Port Royal Farmers Market
(843) 470-0699
1615 Ribaut Road
Port Royal, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April 25-November 21 Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
County
Beaufort

Habersham Farmers Market
(843) 846-1000
13 Market St.
Beau Fort, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Saturdays, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Northeast Farmers Market
(803) 432-0150
Lake Carolina Town Center; 100 Long Pointe Lane
Columbia, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-November Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
County
Richland

Redbone Foods
(800) 897-7407
1903 West Palmetto Street
Florence, SC

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The Farmers Market of Bluffton
(843) 290-6831
40 Calhoun Street
Bluffton, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
April 13-November 19 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Beaufort

Pigeon Point Farmers Market
(843) 470-3655
1512 Pigeon Point Rd.
Beaufort, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 12-August 25 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Healthy Days Health Foods Store
(843) 785-7297?
Coligny Plz
Hilton Head Island, SC
 
Pageland Farmers Market
(803) 672-5257
Highway. 601, north of city
Pageland, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Open 7 days a week Retail and Wholesale Market
County
Chesterfield

St. Michael Catholic Church Farmers Market
(803) 782-3840
542 Cypress Avenue
Garden City, SC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
County
Horry

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The #1 Food to ALWAYS Buy Organic

May 14, 2011
Jo Wehage : Head Operations Ego
The #1 Food to ALWAYS Buy Organic

Every time the average American eats their healthy fruits and veggies, they also consume residues of synthetic chemicals from insect killers, fungicides and fertilizers. You could avoid all that by choosing to buy organic, but that’s not a budgetary reality for many in today’s economy. What to do?

Know what fruits and vegetables have the most toxins and choose to buy only those varieties organic. Let’s start with the #1 worst item on the list for 2011. According to the Environmental Working Group the most toxic produce item in American shopping carts is……drum roll, please…….celery.

That’s right. Those innocent-looking pale green stalks host the highest dollop of unpleasantries of any item in the produce section in 2010. (See EWG’s list of worst and best produce options .)

Choose to buy this item organic instead of eliminating it from your routine because calorie for calorie, celery provides a surprising number of nutrients. Its low-calorie count (just 19 calories per cup) combined with its high-fiber content, which helps to make you feel full, make celery an excellent food for promoting weight control.

Heart Health
Celery’s ability to reduce blood pressure has long been recognized by eastern medical practitioners. Animal studies in the west have also shown 12 to 14 percent reductions. Celery is also a good source of potassium, a mineral that is necessary for maintaining healthy blood pressure. Celery is also a good source for folate, vitamin B6 and fiber which have all been associated with reduce heart disease risk.

Celery is an excellent source of vitamin C, a nutrient that may help to protect against chronic disease. In one large-scale study, researchers found that men with the highest vitamin C levels in their blood (dietary intake) had a 71% reduced risk of dying from heart disease, while women with the highest levels had a 59% reduced risk.

Cholesterol
An 8-week study, where animals bred to have high cholesterol were fed a water-based solution of celery, significantly lowered their total cholesterol by increasing the secretion of bile acid, which helps to remove cholesterol from the body.

Cancer
Celery also contains antioxidant compounds which enhance the activity of certain white blood cells (immune defenders) that target and eliminate potentially harmful cells, including cancer cells. In addition, other compounds called acetylenics have been shown to s...

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