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Benefits of Organic Living

November 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Green Exchange

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Making changes in order to live an organic lifestyle may be an overwhelming concept for some, but the benefits of making such changes have to be taken into consideration.

Most people make the initiative to live organically because of the health benefits it promises. Studies have shown that organic food is packed with more vitamins and minerals compared to commercially available food. This is because commercial and industrial food producers regularly use chemicals in order to increase the shelf life of their products and to enhance the appearance of the food. In the process, a lot of the food’s nutrients get washed out by these chemicals (of which hundreds of different kinds are used regularly). Organic products might be more expensive than conventional products, but looking at things in a broader sense would show that paying more for better quality food is an investment on our health. This could then prevent us from spending large amounts of money for medical treatments for unexplainable illnesses and degenerative diseases that could have been prevented by choosing organic food and products early on in our lives. The other benefits of organic living might be hard to grasp for most because the benefits are not immediately seen or felt. However, it is important to understand that this is all part of a process and it’s not too late to make changes in our lifestyle today.

The good news is, you have an option whether you will take it slow or not. You can take it one step at a time or if you are really up to the challenge, go for cold turkey. Decide to be healthy today, then choose which of your options you are most comfortable with.

What is ONE SMALL CHANGE in your journey to a healthier lifestyle that you can start today?

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