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I get this question all the time- Why eat organic? Heres a list of top 15 reasons why... via @PlanetGreen

I get this question all the time- Why eat organic? Heres a list of top 15 reasons why... via @PlanetGreen

1. In study after study, research from independent organizations consistently shows organic food is higher in nutrients than traditional foods. Research shows that organic produce is higher in vitamin C, antioxidants, and the minerals calcium, iron, chromium, and magnesium. 2. They're free of neurotoxins -toxins that are damaging to brain and nerve cells. A commonly-used class of pesticides called organophosphates was originally developed as a toxic nerve agent during World War I. When there was no longer a need for them in warfare, industry adapted them to kill pests on foods. Many pesticides are still considered neurotoxins. 3. They're supportive of growing children's brains and bodies . Children's growing brains and bodies are far more susceptible to toxins than adults. Choosing organic helps feed their bodies without the exposure to pesticides and genetically-modified ...

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