Nowadays, organic food is getting more and more (redundant) popular due to its benefit for human’s health. Many people even suggest using organic food in diet programs. However, some scientists debated on its actual benefits. Is organic food healthier than conventional food? Is it more nutritious and safer because it contains less pesticide residues?
Besides, there are some reasons that obstruct customers’ buying it, such as the high prices. Thus, by presenting these information, the customers can make better understand on organic food and thus help them develop a more health diet. Definition Organic food must be free of artificial food additives and processed with fewer artificial methods, material, conditions, such as chemical ripening, food irradiation, and genetically modified ingredients. Pesticides are allowed as long as they are not synthetic. The method they should use need to help foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance and conserve biodiversity.
Audience Relevance: Everyone should know why we need to choose organic food over conventional food. Buying organic food has improved my life and it can improve yours as well instead of risking your life eating food that have been exposed to numerous chemicals. C. Thesis: Organic food is full of nutrients and when compared to conventional food is a much better choice D. Preview of main points: First, I will describe what organic food is, then I will discuss how harmful conventional food is, then I will discuss the benefits of eating organic. II. Transition to Main Point 1: I’m sure you all have heard of organic food but may not know exactly what it is or what makes it organic.
“Don’t put that in your mouth!” Many of us remember our parents saying those very words whenever we would try to sample some odd find, whether it was a toy, rock or plain old dirt. Nowadays, more and more people are saying just that in regards to fruits and vegetables grown the conventional way, and saying yes to organically grown produce. From healthier food to an economic boost to helping protect our environment, organic produce has several advantages over regular produce. Perhaps the most important benefit is to the consumer, in terms of health benefits. More and more studies are showing that organic produce may contain more of the stuff that’s good for our bodies: vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
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.
The word organic refers to a natural method of farming that produces food without using any artificial pesticides, chemicals, or hormones while relying on soil organisms, insects, and birds to keep bugs in check. If society is serious about eating healthier, there appears to be an opportunity to change things. Although the government regulates pesticides in food in conventional farming, to a larger extent, organic farming benefits a person’s health because the food one eats has a bearing on one's state of mind and well-being and ingesting chemicals is unhealthy. A cultural shift to organic is critical for human and environmental benefits for three reasons. First, a person’s physical condition depends on eating high-quality foods.
20 Nov. 2013. Available: http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/green-science/organic-food4.htm Perry, Luddene, and Schultz, Dan. A Field Guide to Buying Organic. New York: Bantam Books, 2005. Robbins, Ocean.
The organic food on the market claims to be healthier, safer, and overall better than conventionally grown foods, but this statement proves false. Despite popular belief, organic farming has similar qualities with, and does not provide any great advantages or disadvantages over conventional farming. Any type of production methods in use has setbacks: this is also the case for conventional and organic farming. The disadvantages of organic farming involve expensive price tags and short shelf life. The prices of organic food are burdensomely more expensive than the prices of conventional food.