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What is organic food?
Food has a tremendous influence on our health and quality of life. Its effect on our physical and mental well being cannot be underrated. Organic food is that which is grown without the use of chemical fertilizers or being genetically modified. It is food that is naturally grown. People are concerned that the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers might be a cause of cancer amongst people. Thus a lot of people prefer food that is organic rather than what is commonly available.
So what are the benefits of organic food?
1 With fewer or no chemicals used, organic food is better for our health as well as the environment.
2.Organic food has a whole host of nutrients that are beneficial for our health which genetically modified food might lose due to genetic engineering. Also, the engineering might make the food not as digestible as organic food. The sudden increase in gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance, and irritable bowel syndrome could be due to this.
3. Eating organic food products that are full of vitamins minerals and antioxidants is great for our heart, health, and skin.
4.Organic food helps alleviate a lot of food allergies.
5. Organic food promotes a better immune system and thus we can enjoy a relatively disease-free life and longevity.
We, humans, are meant to eat natural and organic food. The commercialization of agriculture, the demand for food, and the use of hybrid seeds saw an increase in the use of chemical fertilizers. These have not only polluted our rivers, lakes, soil, and air. So going green will not only help our bodies but also save animals, birds, and fish as well our environment as a whole.
There are many health practitioners who heal people use only natural and organic food. They believe that the key to wellness is found in a balanced diet. To learn more click here