10 reasons to eat organic foods
1 - PROTECT FUTURE GENERATIONS
Children today are more exposed than adults were in the past to pesticides and other chemicals used in food production;
2- PRESERVE WATER QUALITY
Pesticides and chemical fertilizers pollute and destabilize the planet’s primary water sources;
3 - KEEP CHEMICALS OUT OF YOUR PLATE
Pesticides and chemicals are made to either kill or stimulate living organisms, hence they should not be included in our nutrition;
4 - PROTECT THE HEALTH OF RURAL WORKERS
Pesticides are made to kill living organisms, therefore they are harmful to humans;
5 - SUPPORT SMALL SCALE PRODUCERS
The majority of organic food producers are small-scale and independent family farms;
6 - PROMOTE BIODIVERSITY
Organic farming starts by growing healthy soils, consequently promoting healthier animals and plants. Unlike intensive monoculture, which is harmful to biodiversity and negatively affects life and soil and water quality.
7 - SUPPORT A NEW ECONOMY
Although organic products may seem more expensive, it is a small fee to pay to protect and clean the environment and our health.
8 - SAVE ENERGY
Farming at high stocking densities imply high energy consumption, which is also used to produce synthetic fertilizers, feeds and antibiotics;
9 - IMPROVED FLAVOR AND TEXTURE
Conduct your own taste test and prove the different quality and texture that organic foods offer;
10 - PROJECT THE FUTURE
A change of paradigm is necessary to maintain life in our planet. By consuming organic products we are assisting in steering the wheel towards the right direction.