In todayâ€™s life where there is lot of pollution around you, the food you consume may not beÂ that healthy and safe as you think. YouÂ must be interested in those foods which contain fewerÂ chemicals, pesticides, additives as possible. Ultimately you want to eat that food which isÂ natural, good for your health and environment too.Â An organic food gives you all the things which you are looking for. Organic food is producedÂ without using most conventional pesticides, fertilizers, insecticides, hormones, irradiation orÂ any genetically modified organism.Â They are organically grown foods, safer to consume and more nutritious too. They applyÂ natural fertilizers such as compost and manure to feed soil and plant so that it does not harmÂ environment.
Organic farming is also called as sustainable farming. In this, animals and workers are notÂ exposed to dangerous toxins and enable to continue growing healthy food for the rest of theÂ society.Â When you buy these foods you donâ€™t need to worry because farmers follow strict standardsÂ to grow organic foods. You just have to make sure that your food has USDA (U.S DepartmentÂ of Agriculture) or Organic label so that it will give you a confirmation that it is an organic foodÂ which is healthy and safe.
Some people believe that concept of organic foods only in developed countries, but itâ€™s notÂ true. With the increasing demands of organic food, many stores are spurring up in the India.Â I Though 50% of organic food production is for export, there are many who look towardsÂ organic food as domestic use.Â Almost all foods perishables as well as non perishables like cereals, pulses,Â oil seeds, teaÂ coffee fruits and vegetables are available in India. Accessibility for perishable foods likeÂ cereal, pulses and packed food is no more an issue but for fruit and vegetable is quiteÂ difficult. But point to remember is that fresh organic foods are only available in seasonÂ because the organic farmer only rely on natural cycles and no artificial methods are used toÂ produce seasonal fruits and vegetables.
But increasing demands of organic products will encourage organic farming, improve theÂ productivity and will be beneficial for health and society. And by choosing this environmentÂ friendly foods you will not only get benefits for yourself but also will ultimately contributeÂ something for nature and healthy environment.
Environmental pollution is the greatest problem that the world is facing today. And thisÂ problem is there in agriculture industries too. To improve plant growth and to reduce pests andÂ diseases they produce foods with varying levels of chemicals, insecticides, growth hormonesÂ and antibiotics. This conventional agriculture method is dependent upon soil and waterÂ polluting methods and carbon emissions that can harm environment and your health too.