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Why Organic?

Organic Fresh Root VegetablesThere are many reasons to eat organic. Often it is more expensive, but it is also immensely better for you. And the more we demand and buy and eat organic, the more our farmers and food purveyors will get it for us. As a result, it will become less expensive, and best of all we and the planet will no longer be poisoned. Here are some answers to the question why organic?

  • It’s healthy. Organic food contains higher levels of vitamin C and essential minerals such as calcium, iron, chromium, as well as cancer-fighting antioxidants.
  • No Nasty Additives.
  • Avoids pesticides, of which there are over 400 are sprayed and used routinely.
  • GM-free: The organic label does not allow genetically modified foods.
  • No drugs like antibiotics, pesticides and chemicals, which are common in regular farming.
  • High Standards: Organic food is grown with more integrity and comes from trusted sources.
  • Care for animals: Animal rights are supported by organic farming.
  • Good for wildlife and the environment because it creates lower pollution, produces less carbon dioxide, and fewer dangerous wastes.
  • Top for taste: Organic food tastes better, fresher, cleaner, and healthier.
  • Less detox is needed. Eating organic helps your body stay cleaner with less build up of toxins.
  • Less disease: Organic helps prevent many diseases.
  Elaine Dodson Beauty & Wellness