Do you eat organic food? If so, how often?
And if not, why not?
One of the questions I get asked frequently is, “Is organic food worth the cost?” A quick search online will confirm that this is a common question among health-seekers (Google that exact question today, and you’ll find 3,150,000 results).
In recent years, a few studies have surfaced that suggest organic food offers no more nutrients than conventional foods. Other studies affirm that organic is higher in antioxidants that support good health. As with any health issue, it’s possible to find studies that support both sides of the debate.
That said, I still prefer organic foods whenever possible. I explain why in today’s video.
Question: Do you think it’s important to consume organic food whenever possible? Why or why not?
- What, exactly, does “organic” mean?
- What you won’t find on organic produce that’s on conventional fruits and vegetables
- How pesticides affect health
- The connections between conventionally-grown foods and candida
- The non-health reason to consume organic
- What we do in our home
- The Sweet Life Club (ongoing support for sugar-free, gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free living)
- Living Candida-Free (Book)
- Living Candida Free (free Facebook group)
- Anti-Candida Digital Cookbooks
- Individual Coaching for Restricted Diets
- Subscribe to my YouTube channel
- Video: Is Organic Worth It?
- Useful post about how organic differs from conventional
- Glyphosate promotes superweeds and fungal diseases
- More reasons why you need to eat organic
- Glyphosate, pathways to modern disease II: celiac sprue and gluten intolerance
- Higher antioxidant and lower cadmium concentrations and lower incidence of pesticide residues in organically grown crops: a systematic literature review and metanalyses
- Environmental Working Group Clean Fifteen and Dirty Dozen lists:
- Clean 15
- Dirty Dozen
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