Is Organic Food REALLY Better for You?

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Via: Huffington Post

Peter Weintraub has posted an excellent article outlining the benefits of organic foods…

Excerpts from the article…

The Stats:

A July 2014 Gallup poll of 1,013 adults aged 18 or older showed that 45 percent of Americans actively seek out organic foods, while 38 percent don’t think either way about the types of foods they eat, and that 15 percent actively AVOIDED organic foods altogether. Digging deeper, this poll also showed that younger adults aged 18-29 with an annual household income of $75,000+ were more likely than any other age or lower income group(s) to actively seek out organic foods.

The Antibiotics and Hormones:

It’s no secret that conventionally-raised animals are pumped with antibiotics, hormones and other chemicals prior to slaughter in order to keep them healthy and to fatten them up. If you’ve ever seen the memes of turkeys around Thanksgiving time highlighting how starkly they’ve grown in both weight and in chronic health issues over the last 70-80 years, these physical changes are just as true in other common meat sources like chickens, pigs and cows. Ever hear the term, “You are what you eat”? In this case, there are a few different health issues that can arise based on this popular saying… See the entire article… its a worthwhile read!

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