The Real Benefits and Disadvantages of Organic Food
What does science say about the supposed benefits of organic food? Is the organic movement a scam or the future of nutrition? Read this article to find out.
What is Organic Food?
Look for the seal.
100%ย Certified Organic
Made with Organic Ingredients
What Are the Benefits of Organic Foods?
Organic crops are more nutritious than conventional crops.
Organic crops reduce your exposure to pesticides.
Organic meats contain less antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Organic meats don't contain growth hormones that may be harmful to your health.
What are the Disadvantages of Organic Food?
Organic food is expensive.
Organic foods don't last as long.
It can be hard to find a good variety of organic foods.
Which Foods are Worth Buying Organic?
7 Ways to Get Organic Food on the Cheap
Eat with the season.
Buy in bulk.
Look for deals on ripe foods.
Buy frozen when possible.
Avoid pre-packaged foods.
Choose store brands when possible.
Join an organic co-op.
The Bottom Line
- Richard Blossom