7 Health Benefits Of Having Organic Food

Organic Food processed without the use of any chemicals. It means organic food production doesnot allow the use of chemical pesticides, chemical fertilizers or preservatives. Gradually, organic foods are increasingly gaining popularity because to know its benefits. The general public belief is that organic food is healthier compared to the conventional ones, and it’s the primary reason for its increased demand over the past decade.

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1.Antibiotic resistance

When humans consume the non-organic food products, they indirectly consume the antibiotics, growth hormones and vaccines which weaken immune systems on the account of antibiotic, vaccine, hormones, and animal byproducts overdose. This may alter the immune system thereby rendering humans unable to defend themselves against diseases. So their production processes does not involve the use of antibiotics, growth hormones, animal byproducts, or vaccines.

  1. Antioxidant content

The positive effects of antioxidants on overall health have been established in a number of scientific studies, especially those derived from organic foods. This is because organic foods are free of foreign chemicals that normally react with vitamins, organic compounds and minerals thus lowering the essential positive impacts of antioxidants in food products.

Latest studies propose that the consumption of organic food can contribute to more intake of nutritionally advantageous antioxidants and limited exposure to heavy metals. The positive impacts of antioxidants obtained from organic foods include prevention of heart disease, cancer, vision problems, premature aging, and cognitive malfunction.

  1. Improved Heart condition

Exclusive grazing on natural grass increases the amounts of CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) found in animal products. The suns energy is well taken in by natural grass through photosynthesis and is converted into the most desirable organic CLA by the herbivores that feed on it. CLA is a heart-healthy fatty acid with the potential of bolstering cardiovascular protection, and it is found in higher quantities in the meat and milk products of animals that have been pastured in free range.

4.Pesticide Reduced

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Chemical pesticides consumption is linked to a variety of diseases and disorders namely causes cancers, digestive disorder, headaches, birth defects, weakened immune system, and even premature death. Organic foods are free of pesticides and that is why they are preferable for attaining a better overall health. As much as pesticides have the power of keeping certain pests away from the crops, they also have potent chemicals like organophosphorus.These organic foods are overall beneficial.

5.Consumption of higher quality meat and milk

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Organic meat and milk is of the highest quality. There are claims that meat is not good for human health. However, it is the CAFOs that normally worsen meat and milk quality by introducing foreign and unhealthy antibiotics as well as other drugs in the final food product.For instance, organic milk is proved to have 60% more omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and CLA than non-organic milk. Also, organic cows are pasture grazed which results in the better meat quality.

6.Natural

Organic foods are locally grown and pose very minimal interference to the environmental resources that support healthy living. Since harmful chemicals are forbidden in organic farming, there is minimum water, air to be precise, organic farming lessens the long-term human health implications caused by air, water, and soil pollution.\

7. No genetic Modifications

Organic foods are GMO free. They are not genetically engineered in nature. Genetic engineering of food products is a huge concern in the current years. They are foods or plants with altered DNA in manners that do not take place in nature, usually to enhance resistance to pesticides/herbicides.

Hey loves hope you loved my post. I try to bring new changes and healthy life forms among all my readers. So it is a general and formal suggestions that if any of my readers or anyone who wants to eat organic food kindly consult a doctor as per requirements the doctor or nutritionists would prescribe the quantity.

Till then happy days ahead! Will be back with new posts soon.

6 Comments

  1. Great article! While I know organic food is not perfect, the amount of toxins you are in taking in are reduced significantly and that’s important!

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