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Which organic vegetables you should buy?

What comes to your mind when you hear organic? Healthy, tasty, nutritious. Yes, you are right as organic products are pesticide and chemical free and allow the crops to grow at their natural pace to give them an enhancement in taste, freshness and nutritive value. Organic Cabbage: The health benefits of cabbage are as follows. It can be used as a treatment for constipation, stomach ulcers, headaches, obesity, skin disorders, eczema, jaundice, scurvy, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, eye disorders, heart diseases, aging, and Alzheimer’s disease. Organic Tomato: Scientifically speaking, a tomato is definitely…

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SOIL CONDITIONS AFFECT ON FOOD NUTRIENTS

Studies show that crops grown in the past were actually healthier than crops grown today. Modern agricultural methods have depleted nutrients from the soil which results in less nutritious fruits, vegetables and grains. Researchers from the University of Texas in Austin examined data from 1950 and 1999 for 43 varieties of fruits and vegetables. They found “reliable declines” in amounts of calcium, iron, phosphorus, protein, riboflavin and vitamin C over the nearly 50-year time period. The team attributed the results to modern agricultural methods intended to enhance crop size, rate of…

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Why Organic Food?

High Level of Contamination Apparently, of all the pesticide sprayed on the crop, only 1% of it actually falls on the insect. 99% of it falls on the crop itself, gets absorbed in the soil, and/or water, gets carried a little distance by the wind etc. In this manner it gets into our food and thereby into us. Nature has its own way of keeping a balance and therefore each of these pests which destroy our crops, also have predators. So broadly speaking there are two kinds of pests, Beneficial…

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