15 Things it’s Best to Buy Organic

Committing to eating healthy means taking into account not only the food that we eat but also how safely that food was grown and raised. Nowadays organic foods seem to have taken over the food market with many stores displaying separate organic food aisles.

Organic foods come with the promise of preserving more nutrients and antioxidants than foods grown traditionally.

Conventionally grown foods are exposed to many chemicals and pesticides during the farming process and many thin skinned fruits and vegetables tend to absorb these components. When eaten, these foods still carry traces of chemical residue on or inside them.

In contrast, organic farming minimizes the use of chemicals and provides food options that are free of chemical residue.

To get the best out of foods that offer maximum nutritional value and taste, and are great for the skin, purchase these foods grown by organic farming.

These food choices already offer great skin enhancing and beautifying properties and when purchased organic, can double the benefits:

  • Apples
  • Bell peppers
  • Blueberries
  • Celery
  • Collard Greens
  • Cucumbers
  • Grapes
  • Green beans
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Potatoes
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries

These skin friendly foods are packed with plenty of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. A blend of these and other fresh fruits and vegetables in your daily diet can bring beautiful results for the skin, naturally delaying the onset of wrinkles and other age related skin conditions.

And although organic foods do have a higher price tag than foods grown by traditional farming methods, the benefits they bring for your skin and overall health will be visible and appreciated by everyone around you.

Source: https://www.ewg.org/foodnews/dirty_dozen_list.php

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