There are many ways to advocate organic food, and to let people know why it can be important and beneficial to their health to consume organic foods. You can join groups that tell people the importance of this healthy food choice, and how it saves lives of both people and even the animals and insects that eat the foods while they are growing.
Many people don’t realize that the world is losing some species of insects, like honeybees, and it could have something to do with the pesticides that are being used on crops. Monarch butterflies are losing the main form of sustenance that feeds their caterpillars, milkweed, possibly due to herbicides and other chemicals used on non-organic crops.
Another bonus of eating organic is that it ensures you are getting the vitamins and minerals that food offers at its greatest potency. Even making the switch to grass-fed, organic beef is a great diet choice, because it is a far superior healthy option. Also look for organic foods that are grown locally for fresher options. [Read more…]