Why everyone must switch to organic food.
In today's world, when much importance is given to 'eat healthy-live healthy', switching your regular diet with organic food might be a good idea. With population rise to its peak and limited resources, fertilizers and pesticides have been used to the maximum in past few decades to match the level of production. But what did we lose in the process?
THE SCIENCE OF IT- More than 80 percent of the food consumed by an average individual is exposed to some sort of preservative or other chemicals to enhance its quality, which in long run only degrades the food with nothing better. Fertilizers and Pesticides used in process of production of food products not only imbalances the natural nutrients content of the soil but also with the process like Bio- Magnification and Bio-Accumulation affect the top of the food chain that is us.
LIMITED TIME, MORE WORK, FEWER NUTRIENTS - The kind of Diet chart we, the urban society, is following nowadays is detrimental not only to our body but also to our mind. We have limited time for yoga and exercise so it is of utmost importance that what we eat is full of nutrition and no chemical.
EAT HEALTHY, LIVE HEALTHY- With the increase in the number of cases of depression and undue stress, organic foods can come out as the number one solution to counter it. With good nutrition comes healthy body and sound mind, all that we need to use our full potential.
LISTEN TO YOUR BODY- These food products are also beneficial for the most vulnerable (vulnerable to infection) side of the society that is the infants and pregnant women. With reference to USDA 2012 SURVEY, lower levels of saturated fat were found in organic food ( yay yay yay fewer calories to burn) with no presence of toxic metals like arsenic (which are most likely to be consumed in fertilized food).
THE ECONOMICS OF IT - With India being the second largest exporter of organic food in Asia, the production is not the issue, awareness is. With good production in the country itself, this high nutrition value food is pocket-friendly and nothing more than what we regularly spend.
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