What is an Organic Food
Organic produce in case of Veg Food are the ones which are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms, or ionizing radiation.
In case of Animals that produce meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products do not take antibiotics or growth hormones then produce is called Organic.
Now come to why should be take eat organic food -
1) Nutritional differences in organic and non-organic food
research shows significant differences in anti-oxidant levels between organic and non-organic crops
2) Food you can trust
You can be safe in the knowledge that hydrogenated fats and controversial additives like aspartame, tartrazine and MSG are banned under organic standards.
3) Better for the environment
Organic farming reduces pollution and greenhouse gases released from food production by restricting the use of artificial chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
4) Wildlife protection
Organic farms are havens for wildlife and provide homes for bees, birds and butterflies. In fact, plant, insect and bird life is up to 50% greater on organic farms.
5) Higher animal welfare
Organic standards insist that animals are given plenty of space and fresh air to thrive and grow - guaranteeing a truly free-range life.
6) A GM free diet
GM crops and ingredients are banned under organic standards. Choosing organic is an effective way to avoid GM in your diet.