Besides the fact that organic food tastes better and it reduces the amount of cancer-causing chemicals that enter your body, there are plenty of other very good reasons why you should buy organic food. Here are just a few:
Organic Meat Comes From Healthier Animals
The animal from which you got your meat is guaranteed to have been healthy throughout its life. Why? Part of the criteria governing organic products is agreeing not to use antibodies to treat an illness.
✅ Best Organic Bone Broth
First of all, it is Bone Broth – This is Bone Broth… most of us are drinking this because we need to for various purposes and not because we want to. It doesn’t taste great out of the box.
✅ Best Plum Organic
Squeeze pouch was good – Good because the baby was able to hold it and feed himself. The mango was great. The peach was fine but it smelled awful. The prunes made baby POOP within 30 min of eating it.
✅ Best Organic Brown Rice
Slurp! So good – A very versatile product with simple ingredients and no allergens. About 1.5 packets per person plus veggies for a satisfying quantity (but it is also delicious, so we just want more!).
✅ Best Standard Process Congaplex
Good things about these vitamins – Congaplex and Catalyn chewables were recommended by a nutritionist/chiropractor. Congaplex was for strengthening immune function.
✅ Best Cashews With Sea Salt
Can’t eat just one – OH WOW..!! Good Caramel Coloring…the Sea Salt has just the right amount…not too little not too much that it over powers the flavor of the Cashews. They are quite thick.
Animals that are raised with the ultimate goal of being organic are raised in more humane conditions (as outlined by the United States’ Humane Society).
These better living conditions result in healthier animals and healthier animals simply are less prone to illness and disease. Of course, nothing can guarantee an animal will never become ill, and occasionally one will require antibiotics to cure an ailment.
When this situation happens however, the animal that was treated with the antibiotics must be removed from the organic farm. The affected animal loses its organic status and is usually sold to a conventional farm where it lives out the remainder of its life.
Buying Organic Is A Form of Protest
When you buy organic food, you’re basically making a statement that you care about what you’re putting into your body. So much is happening to our food before it enters the supermarket. We hear about it, yet we do nothing to stop it.
If you ever took a few moments to think about all that food is exposed to, from start to finish, the details likely would boggle your mind. Sure, all that perfectly-shaped produce and those rather full-sized chicken breasts look enticing, but those perfections are the end result of growth hormones, genetic engineering, and an abundance of pesticides and fertilizers.
You’ve probably heard the saying, “Nature is not perfect” countless times, yet time and again you continue to reach for that perfect tomato. When you buy organic, you are in effect saying you don’t want to be part of that scene any longer. When enough people buy organic, and more are making the switch every day, food companies will be forced to listen to consumers.
It’s Something You Can Do to Protect the Environment
The chemicals that go onto the fields that produce the fruits and vegetables you eat and that feed the cows and pigs that turn into your hamburgers and pork chops contaminate the soil and the water. This affects the animals that live off the land and it also contaminates the environment.
When you choose foods that are produced without these cancer-causing chemicals, you are not adding to this problem. Your purchases likely won’t put an end to environmental damage, but as with all things in life, change begins with one person.
Get a few friends to change their buying and eating habits, and then have them get a few friends to change and soon enough, a sizeable impact will be in the works.