The Benefits of Buying Organic Food

At every grocery store there is, or should be, an organic section for fruits, vegetables and meats (and of course dairy, but I wouldn’t go there, except for full-fat  heavy cream maybe).

When something is labeled ‘organic’ it simply means that the food has none of these:

Organic Plant food

  • No chemical pesticides
  • No chemical fertilizers
  • No sewage sludge (hazardous waste water)
  • No genetic engineering
  • No irradiation(exposing food to radiation)
 Organic Meat
  • Organic fed
  • Not from offsprings of clones
  • No growth hormones
  • No antibiotics
Free-range and cage-free are very good for you and produce healthier animals by letting them roam outdoors instead of being sadly locked up in cages or in a factory.
Organic Eggs
  • Hens that produced them are fed organic food, and no hormones or antibiotics are used.
Those were government guidelines for organic foods.
Organic foods have shown to:
  • ” Strengthen your immune system
  •  Improve sleeping habits
  •  Cut the risk of cancers
  •  Reduce the risks of heart disease
  •  Reduce a child’s exposure to hidden allergens
  •  Promote weight loss”
Consider buying organic food, it’s great for health and often tastes better too. I know it’s a bit more expensive, but I and many other organic buyers think it is worth it. To be honest organic food costs from 10% to 40% more than non-organics. That’s because there is high demand and more labor needed. Average people spend from $11 to 45 each month more in organics. But is that really anything compared to the value of a healthier life?
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