Organic Food Becomes More Popular
Organic food has been the trend nowadays. More and more people tend to buy organic produces and the related livestock although the price of them is more expensive than the non-organic farming produces. Some people may have doubts about this phenomenon. So, Why? The reasons behind this trend are because organic food is nutritious and healthy, the living standard of human race was generally raised and sustainable development has been the hot topic nowadays. Now, I am going to discuss these three reasons.
Firstly, organic food is more nutritious and healthier than the non-organic farming produces and the related livestock. Pesticides, weedicides, some chemical fertilizers, antibiotics and other toxic chemicals are prohibited to the organic farming. Only some safe chemicals which passed the standard and with small amount can be used. Thus, the farmers of organic farming seldom use chemicals but instead, they use some natural methods to raise the yields, control pests and rear their livestock. For example, crop rotation, terrace; using dead tissues, litters from plants and feces from animals. All these methods are natural, and are useful to increase soil fertility and control pests. Besides, the farmers let their livestock to eat pasture which is grown in their organic farms and do not use antibiotics to feed livestock. However, for the non-organic farming, the farmers always overuse chemicals to fasten both crops and livestock’s growing periods. Although the non-organic produces may have a better appearance, they may contain heavy mental and chemical residues. Eating non-organic food is dangerous while eating organic food is safer and healthier. Organic food contains more vitamins, antioxidants and other nutrition values. Therefore, organic food is more nutritious and healthier is one of the reasons why it becomes more popular.
Secondly, the living standard of human race was generally raised since these few decades,...
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