Going organic has become the trendy thing to do in wellness and health circles. High-end grocery stores tout their selection of organic foods, but many consumers don’t know what this means for their health or the health of their families. Research has also joined the developing organic-eating trend, striving to learn more about the benefits, and the information they’ve gathered can help consumers make educated decisions.


1. Pros of Going Organic

One of the benefits of going organic is the certainty that you're receiving foods that were grown or raised using safe practices. Organic produce is grown without the use of sewer waste as fertilizer. This means it contains none of the residues from unethical fertilization methods. To qualify for organic livestock, ranchers aren’t allowed to give their animals any antibiotics or hormones, so you won’t find any of these ingredients in your meats, either.

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