Keeping chemicals off your platter

By on August 31, 2016
A platter with organic fruits

Apart from taste, appearance and ingredients, Have you ever given thought to the additional constituents of the food on your platter?  Contented by the taste and aroma of the cuisines, we choose to ignore the fact that there is a huge possibility of poisonous chemical substances contaminating it. Shaken by the thought? Well there is more in this article to enlighten you about the lesser-known facts about the most important necessity of our life – FOOD.

We all are well aware of the fact that large amounts of chemicals like pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides et al are used in the food crops.  Many of these pesticides got approval for use long before scientists discovered their harmful effects. According to the recent studies 90 percent of all fungicides, 60 percent of all herbicides, and 30 percent of all insecticides are cancer causing. Followings are the diseases that pesticides can cause to humans:-

  • Birth Defects
  • Genetic mutations
  • Nerve damage
  • Cancer
  • Asthma
  • Alzheimer’s disease
Genetically modified tomato

Genetically modified tomato

The list of diseases is longer than what is shown here. The bottom line is that the purpose of pesticides is to kill living organisms that could harm the crop. We human beings are also living organism, if pesticides could kill a living organism, it could certainly act as a poison for us too.

Organic veggie fajita

Organic veggie fajita

Now, the question arises- how to keep these pesticides and chemicals off your platter? Answer is – Organic Food. Organic food is grown without using any chemicals and pesticides. Its cent-percent natural and harmless, thus, the risk of diseases caused by chemical content in our food is fully eradicated. So choose Organic food, and be aware of even the additional constituents of your platter. After all, why will you eat harmful food, when you can get even tastier and natural Organic Food without jeopardizing your health.

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