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5 Health Benefits of Organic Food

5 Health Benefits of Organic Food

The organic food industry is booming in Canada, with market size of 1518.1 million dollars in 2019 and a predicted growth rate of 6.1% by 2024. Many people opt for organic products as it promotes planet conservation. However, studies show that even a significant number of consumers choose organic products, believing that it is healthier and can help them stay fit. 

Here are some definitive benefits of adding organic foods to your lifestyle. 

Negligible pesticides and heavy metals

Various pesticides and herbicides are used to cultivate standard crops, which can harmfully impact your health. We know pesticides like chlorpyrifos cause developmental delays in kids. In contrast, organic food products contain minimal pesticides as they are grown using natural and sustainable cultivation methods. Such cultivation techniques also reduce the levels of toxic heavy metals such as cadmium in crops.

Organic foods contain more healthy fats

Healthy fats help boost your immune system, provide energy and keep cholesterol levels down, making them an essential part of your diet. Studies show that organic milk products have 50% more Omega-3 fatty acids than conventional food products. Therefore, just by switching to organic food products, you essentially intake 50% more good fats without increasing the number of calories.

No GMOs or synthetic hormones

Although there is no conclusive evidence that GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are harmful to human health, many food advocates claim that they are the reason behind slow brain development, gastrointestinal disorders, and various other human health problems. No GMOs are used to produce organic food. On top of that, no colors or preservatives are added to organic food products, making them a healthier choice than conventionally grown foods.

Enriched with antioxidants

Antioxidants protect your cells against free radicals and prevent various diseases, such as various cancers, heart diseases, and other health issues. To remain healthy and boost your immune system, doctors recommend including antioxidants in your daily diet. The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry study shows that organically cultivated onions contained 20% more antioxidants than normal ones.

So, including organic foods in your diet can help you intake more antioxidants and remain healthy.

Organic food tastes better

One of the primary reasons people find it hard to switch to a healthy diet is that it does not taste as good as junk food. Organic food products can help you switch to a healthy diet, as they taste better than conventionally grown foods. Researchers predict organic foods are given more time to naturally grow and mature. That’s why they taste better and contain more nutrients. 

About Paradise Fields

Paradise Fields should be your one-stop destination if you are looking for a place to buy fresh and organic ingredients for a healthy lifestyle. From fruits, vegetables, herbs, and teas to spices, seeds, nuts, spreads, and soups, we have it all. We also supply our products to multiple health food stores in the Greater Toronto Area.

You can check out our website to see the full range of our products and information about where they are available for purchase. To buy our products, visit one of our fruit and vegetable stores or place your order online. If you wish to reach out, you can call us at (289) 522-0202 or drop an email at hello@paradisefields.ca.