The way our food is grown has a major impact on our health. Many food producers adopt unhealthy ways of producing food. Consuming such food might have side effects and our body will not get sufficient nutrients.
Food grown in a non-organic way has fewer antioxidants which can prevent various diseases. Eating organic food will improve your health.
Here are some top benefits of organic farming.
In organic farming, natural pesticides and herbicides are used. The use of synthetic pesticides is almost absent. So, no residue will remain in the food, making the food healthier.
Food grown organically does not need preservatives. Organic food is often produced by smaller farms and sold in local markets where people buy fresh food. So, there is no need to add preservatives to keep them on the shelves for a longer time.
Positive effect on the environment
Organic farming practices have a positive impact on the environment. It reduces pollution, soil erosion, conserves water increases the fertility of the soil, and more. Birds and animals are used instead of pesticides to get rid of insects, so the soil remains in good condition.
Food richer in nutrients
Organic food is richer in nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids and others. For example, drinking organic milk is healthier than drinking normal milk as organic milk contains more nutrients.
Food that is GMO-free
GMO-free food is that which is grown without altering the DNA of the plant or animal by giving antibiotics or other medicines. They undergo traditional crossbreeding. So, you won’t have any health problems when you have organic food that is GMO-free.
Next time you visit supermarkets you must choose organic food for a healthier more sustainable lifestyle.