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Health Benefits of Opting for Organic Products

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27 Aug 2017 - General
 

First of all we need to define the term “organic”, as it refers to the way agricultural products are grown and processed. Organic crops must be grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, bioengineered genes (GMOs), petroleum-based fertilizers, and sewage sludge-based fertilizers, of course each country has its own set of strict regulations on organic products, depending on the issues they are facing.

In addition, this term also includes livestock raised for meat, eggs, and dairy products which, if labeled organic, must have access to the outdoors and be given organic feed. Antibiotics, growth hormones, or any animal by-products are not allowed in this type of production.

Now that we have cleared that up, the benefits of organic nutrition are numerous and in this article we are going to cover just some of the key points.

Facilitates Detoxification

When we consume foods that are not organic in origin we expose our body to pesticides. Both pesticides and herbicides pose a health threat. They are seen as foreign to our body, and are known to cause an expansive range of illnesses and disease. From neurological issues, malfunctions, impairments, to creating toxicity within your body. Instead of just going through our digestive tract, they actually stay in our body and accumulate. In this state, your digestive system struggles to adequately absorb nutrients from the food you eat. So by eating organic produce regularly you are helping your body minimize these negative effects and optimize your absorption of nutrients. Remember if your body detoxified it will function at a high and healthy level.

Gives you more energy

One of the most noticeable benefits of organic food is its ability to provide you with an energy boost. It helps your metabolism operate at high rate and increases your energy levels. This positive effect can be contributed to several crucial factors. First of all you have less toxins in your body and this triggers significant weight loss. Secondly you will experience more efficient digestion and absorption, and as you know, the more nutrient fortified your body is, the healthier and more revitalized you will feel. In addition, it is advisable that all the dietary supplements you take are organic as well. For example companies like Udo’s Choice offer products like Organic Ultimate Oil Blend that can provide your body with the much needed Omega 3, 6 and 9. It helps your body stay healthy and function well, without increasing the toxin levels. Finally by opting for organic nutrition your sleep patterns will become more regular and uninterrupted, and your hormones can get more balanced both of which will contribute to high energy levels.

Boosts your immune system

So far it has been proven that solvents found in non-organic food can damage our white blood cell function as well as lower our immune system's ability to resist infections. We already know the benefits of eating fresh fruit and vegetables as well as their positive impact on our immune systems. If we add to that the fact that by opting for organic we are eliminating the threat of introducing damaging toxins to our body we can see that the benefits are numerous when it comes to boosting our natural immune system and keeping us healthy all year long.

As you can see, there are numerous benefits for our health if we opt for organic nutrition. But it is not just us are reaping the benefits it is the environment as well. Since all the toxins accumulating in our body are also accumulating in the soil and water and are slowly destroying the environment.

Tracey Clayton This is a very informative article regarding organic food consumption. In simpler terms, consuming organic food is equivalent to giving the body premium fuel sources for better metabolism without exposure to potentially harmful chemicals. The main limitation with organic food consumption lies in it being more pricey; however, one should also consider that it is a small price to pay for making our b...
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