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Also, organic farming embraces the principle that agriculture must meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations, not to mention that organic foods are often the safest, freshest, most flavorful and most nutritious foods in the marketplace (European Journal of Nutrition 40: 289-292 (2001)). The USDA has tried to emphasize that organic food is no healthier, and adds no real benefits to a healthy lifestyle than regular foods. However, with the contamination present in plants treated with pesticides, pre ... ... middle of paper ... ...pect. It matters to our communities. But most of all, it matters to our appreciation of life.
Should people think that eating organic food is necessary in order to be environmental friendly individual? People became more aware of the environmental problems, and many people choose to stand and even to change their lifestyle if they have to in order to help the sustainability of Earth and health of people. People made environmental friendly actions such as buying organic food. Buying organic food is considered as a critical action to support organic farming and organic products. Organic foods are completely made without involving pesticides or fertilizers or antibiotics or growth hormones; therefore, organic foods happen to be 100% natural.
As researcher says, organic food is more nutritious than conventional food and it probably help to lengthen people lives and prevent disease. But many people still wondering whether it is true or not? In A... ... middle of paper ... ...er, by growing organic food, people will also contribute in preserving the environment, including with reducing the global warming effect and also treat animal better as one of our important sources. Work Cited Pollan, Michael. Food rules: an eater's manual.
Could it be a direct result of what I feed my body? Though some may view organic food as unnecessary, it is undeniably the most wholesome diet. Eating organically is the way to go. “Organic, in food terms, is defined as free of chemical pesticides and certain farming practices." (Portnoy 24) Organic food has always been around; but it is now more scarce than before the rise of conventional (non-organic) food.
But recently many studies have disproved those critics. These studies prove that Organic food is a better choice than conventional because it is better for the environment, avoids the use of chemicals, and is generally more beneficial. To help keep crops from being destroyed, conventional farmers use many methods such as pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides. Nearly 1 billion pounds of these chemicals are used every year (“pesticides”). Because of this excessive use, some scientists express concern that using artificial chemicals in the farming process could produce unhealthy crops.
Nowadays, Americans lack certain nutrients that should typically come from the food they eat, but instead, they receive their vital supply of nutrients and vitamins from supplements. To avoid starting any supplement regiment, Americans should start eating organic food. Not only does organic produce provide more nutrients, it also tastes better than ordinary produce. Organic produce does tastes exceptionally better than ordinary supermarket produce because of the remarkable amounts of nutrients they contain. From personal experience, I can safely say that organic produce tastes better than regular produce.
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