Why is organic food good for you?
Many people believe that all food should be organic as it always was before pesticides, fungicides and insecticides laced with toxic chemicals were introduced into intensive farming.
Instead of which it has often been seen as ‘elitist, expensive’ and its detractors consider it ‘unnecessary’. Other claims are that it’s a massive con. While organic is still a small market, it is growing all the time and it’s hard to believe that the farmers and distributors have built their organic reputation on a big lie.
Do you know these benefits of organic food?
• Organic fruit and vegetables are not routinely covered with toxic pesticides – these are hard to remove through washing.
• Organic food cannot contain artificial colours, flavourings, sweeteners, or GM ingredients.
• Organically reared animals are treated humanely.
• Organic farming is sustainable and good for the environment and is the best model. It could be less expensive if it was more widespread.
Denmark and Bhutan aim to become 100% organic. set the record straight you might not actually pay more. When it comes to fruit and vegetables if you grow your own you get not only pesticide free but completely free!
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