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Organic Food May Be Costly But It Is Also Recommended

By Michelle L Published 10/19/2009 | Food & Drink

These days, more and more people are realizing the importance of organic foods. In fact, I am sure you must have seen a separate section in the supermarket that is dedicated to organic foods. I donít know about you, but when I first heard of organic food, I did not know that it would cost more than the foods grown the traditional way. However, now I know the reason why these foods cost more. You see, the foods grown the traditional way are grown by making use of chemicals and they can grow without much trouble. On the other hand, the organic foods are not grown this way and as such there is a very high chance that many of the crops may rot because of pests. This issue generally is not a very big problem for farmers who use chemicals to grow their crops. 

This means that when the crops are fully grown and ready for harvest, many of them rot and die and the organic farmers can only harvest those crops that are still good for harvesting. This is the reason why the organic foods generally cost more.  There are some people who are of the opinion that this kind of foods should be cheaper because fertilizers and other chemicals are not used to grow the crops. However, what they fail to realize is that while money are not spent on fertilizers and other chemical products that will aid in the growth of the crops; the organic farmers spend more time caring for the organic crops. This is one other reason why the crops cost more money than those grown in the traditional way.

There are many people who are of the opinion that it is not necessary for people to buy and eat organic foods because they are the same as the ones grown naturally but what they fail to realize is that organics foods are healthier. It is true that you may have to spend a little more to buy organic fruits and vegetables but you have to realize that taking these foods means you will be ensuring the health of your loved ones and yourself. They do not contain chemicals and as such, they are good for health. I am sure you do not mind spending a little extra money for this. After all, health is wealth and I am sure you would like your family to live a healthy life by eating organic foods.