"What is special about organic foods"

Organic is the new hard trend in the food industry. Every grocery store has that special display organic food counter. But, is it worth that entire hubbub? What is so special about organic food which makes it the star-food?  While many of us know that eating organic healthy, many of us miss on the true reasons behind the eating organic food. In this article, we will cover all the factors which are important to know about organic food health benefits.

The accepted definition of the term “organic” is, “Noting or pertaining to a class of chemical compounds that formerly comprised only those existing in or derived from plants or animals, but that now includes all other compounds of carbon.”


What Can We Expect With an Organic Tag on Food?
The word “Organic” does guarantee that the animals are treated very nicely and fed the just green grass. Also, it does not mean that they roam free on the pastures and you get that pure food. 

Also, “organic” doesn’t mean low-fat, non-sugar eatable which is unprocessed.

Despite all, below are the underlying benefits which suggest that why eating organic food is good for you:


Fewer Toxins:
Organic foods must be produced without any pesticides. By definition, a pesticide is a substance which is introduced to prevent and kill pests. This category may include anything from pests insects to mice, fungi etc. They are dangerous because they lower the amount of crops production. These pesticides are harmful to both environment and body. At last, they put adverse effects on the immunity system of our bodies.


Fresher Food:
Organic food is far from preservatives which makes more fresh to eat. Generally, organic food is produced in a smaller area and sold very nearby to that farm.

Animals are  NOT fed any antibiotics, by-products or growth hormones:

Treating livestock animals with byproducts enhances the chances of BSE which is mad cow disease. Also, the use of antibiotics can cause more of bacteria. 

Good nutrients in organic milk and meat

The European study of 2016 mentioned that some good nutrients including omega-3 fatty acids were quite high in organic meat and milk.

Organic Food is Good for Soil Health and Earth

Organic farmers practice crop rotation and use animal dung in place of harmful synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. This plays an important role in maintaining good soil health. 

It is considered that going completely organic can be daunting your budget and availability. But, even traditionally grown foods can be categorized as less treated and highly treated with pesticides.

Below are foods which contain the least amount of pesticides and near-organic:
-    Avocados

-    Mango

-    Cauliflower

-    Grapefruit

-    Cantaloupe

-    Onions

-    Pineapples

-    Sweet Corn

-    Papayas

-    Sweet Potatoes

-    Kiwi

On contrary, below foods contain the highest amount of pesticides:
-    Apples

-    Celery

-    Peaches

-    Strawberries

-    Spinach

-    Cherry Tomatoes

-    Potatoes

-    Kale 

-    Peppers

-    Bell Peppers

-    Berries

Organic foods are free of chemicals. Also, these are safe foods for protecting the future generations. Besides, they protect water, air and farmers’ health. It is clear rule argument that organic food is always the healthiest option for a better present and future.