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Eating Organic Food: Part 2

Posted by Sarah Cox on Monday, April 28, 2014, In : nutrition 

People's most common concern about 'going organic' is the expense. So some people ask whether organic food is worth the money. To me, this question is like asking, "Is your health worth the money?" 

 

Organic food is more expensive for several reasons. Organic farmers tend to have lower yields and higher production costs than conventional farmers because they don't use herbicides; some crops are weeded by hand, which is labour intensive. Organic farmers don't receive the many agricultural subsi...


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Eating Organic Food: Part 1

Posted by Sarah Cox on Monday, April 28, 2014, In : nutrition 

In this article, I am going to talk about and recommend eating organic food, wherever possible. It is much better for your health and should be part of your healthy lifestyle. 

 

Let's start with defining exactly what organic food is. It is food grown or raised without the use of synthetic (chemically formulated) pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or fertilizers. Organic farming allows foods to grow in nature as they were intended.

 

Conventional farmers spray huge amounts of pesticides a year o...


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