Shopping for organic foods has become more mainstream but the buyer should beware that organic foods are not necessarily more healthier than non-organic foods. Organic foods may contain residual pesticides, not be any more nutritious than non-organic foods, contain bacterial contamination, and not necessarily be produced under humane conditions. Residual pesticides may come from neighboring farms due to drifting. Organic foods may contain just as much sugar, salt and saturated fat as non-organic foods. Bacterial contamination can occur just as it does during conventional food production due to poor food-handling practices. Humane conditions for producing organic foods are relative to time outdoors for the animal and the amount of space available. Bottom line: Organic foods are generally better for the environment (i.e., soil quality preservation, plant biodiversity, water conservation, less polluting), but the term "organic" is merely a production term that does not take into account the quality, safety or nutritional value of the food.
Brian Danley, CFT
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I'm a personal trainer who loves to help others fulfill their health and fitness goals. I consider myself a bodybuilder in that I live the lifestyle of eating healthy food, working out regularly, and sculpting my body.