Advantages and Disadvantages of Organic Food

Advantages and Disadvantages of Organic Food

Organic foods are produced using only organic techniques. Using these methods the quality of the soil is increased and more healthy foods are grown. Recent studies proved that organic foods have more antioxidant and nutrients and fewer pesticides. If a product has more positive points, then there will be negative points too, but these negative points are over taken by the positive points. If these disadvantages are not known then, they don’t mean they are not harmful. Some unnoticed terms can become a big threat. The following are the advantages and disadvantages of organic foods.

There are many advantages of Organic foods that can benefit the health. Organic food can help preventing heart disease, cancer and stroke. The 40% extra antioxidants in the organic foods help in fighting against cancer and heart disease. Hardening of Arteries and cancer can be prevented by salicylic acid present in the organic food. Organic food doesn’t fancy the use of chemicals for the crops. Pesticides are dispersed in the air and it pollutes the air and causes environmental danger. The use of more chemicals can damage the quality of the soil.

The product’s advantage comes with disadvantages. Having many advantages doesn’t mean that it has no disadvantage. The cycle of organic food is very low because they don’t have preservatives in it. Conventionally grown foods can be stored for a long time in the store other than organic food. The biggest disadvantage is that organic food production is very less due to the restriction of the area. The growth of organic food cannot be successful in all areas. The cost of organic food is high compared to conventionally grown food. This price difference is because of the care taken in organic farming.

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