Organical Food: The Benefits Of Organic Food

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Throughout the last few years, organic food has become a topic of debate and it has also brought forth a whole new market for people to delve into. With heart disease and cancer being major global illnesses that people are being stricken with, it is no wonder that many are seeking for healthier alternatives in the hope of ameliorating their conditions and improving their physical wellbeing. This is the major reason why many started switching to organic food in the first place. Moreover, Pringle (2005) points out that recently, huge progress has been made in the area of genetically modified (GM) organisms, raising concerns about food safety. The fact that most producers refuse to label food that contains GM produce only exacerbates this situation. This is because consumer sovereignty is compromised, making consumers uneasy about whether the conventional food that they buy is safe to consume.…show more content…
But are the benefits of organic food truly justifiable? Or are we just being disillusioned by the fantasy that organic food is the all-in-one miracle cure to our health ailments? Many people these days are indifferent towards organic food particularly due to its higher price and the belief that conventional foods are just as good. Despite these notions, I still believe that there are indeed benefits of eating organic and that these benefits are certainly not overrated. In fact, I tend to think that it could even be underrated due to the immense health benefits we can get by eating it because of its lower pesticide content and greater nutritional value, as well as the potential far-reaching benefits it can bring to the environment. This essay thus hopes to shed light on the rationale for choosing organic food as well as the opinions of critics regarding this matter which I feel is arguably

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