Health benefits of eating organic food  

Health benefits of eating organic food   

You might think that eating organic food is just a for the meal and will probably fade away with time. In addition, that choosing organic food is not an option for you as it is more expensive and may not be as easily available.

GMO foods are everywhere

GMO (genetically modified organisms) have been linked to infertility, allergies, intestinal damage, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and other diseases.

Pesticide free organic food

Studies have indicated that GMO fruits and vegetables are treated with pesticides that in return produce pesticides within them; hence the genetically modified foods we eat, have pesticides, both in them and on them, which may cause further complications and threats to your body.

 

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It contains more nutrients

Organic foods are better for your health overall. Research indicates that organic fruits and vegetables are high in antioxidants, vitamin C, calcium, iron, chromium, and magnesium.

Organic food is good for you and the environment

The pesticides used in non-organic production run off with water and pollute our water too. This is bad for water life and bad for us who drink the water or use it on our crops.

Organic tastes so good

Since it is not genetically modified, or covered up with pesticides, organic produce has a richer and better overall taste and is much more gratifying.

Organic is the way that food was meant to be produced; food that we put into our bodies should not be full of pesticides or hormones and antibiotics, and they should not be genetically modified.

Source: Thriveglobal

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