Here are some of the basic and best reasons to go Organic, according to CHFA’s NHP Week.
The benefits of buying organic foods:
When you buy organic foods, you’re not only investing in your health, you’re also supporting environmentally sustainable practices and humane animal welfare. Other benefits include:
- Organic products have been grown and handled according to strict procedures, without persistent toxic chemical inputs
- These foods are made without the use of GMOs, and many people find they actually taste better
- Organic farming practices help maintain a clean water supply, as well as soil health and fertility
- Organic farming can use 30-50% less energy, so going organic can reduce your carbon footprint and help fight climate change