Whether you accept it or not, the world isn’t as conducive as it used to be. Gone are the days when you can breathe fresh air, clean eat food and drink crystal clear water that didn’t undergo machine processes.

With the advancements made available, some helped to improve our lives while others are slowly destroying our quality of life.

In this age, it’s getting harder and harder to choose a healthier lifestyle because of the environmental factors that surround us. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to be healthy and change your lifestyle for your benefit.

Organic products are nutritionally sound

It may sound cliché, but it’s true! Unlike the common processed foods, we usually eat every meal, organic foods or ingredients provide more nutrients and health benefits not just for your body, but also for the mind. These natural foods are considered as cleaner and safer to consume because they used a little or no chemicals such as pesticides or insecticides at all.

Processed foods and the ingredients used to prepare it are not safe from harmful chemicals found in the pesticides or insecticides. What’s even worse is the fact that even if you wash the outer portion of a fruit or vegetable, it doesn’t mean it’s clean as the chemicals can penetrate in the inner parts.

As a result, you can still intake the chemicals that may cause a short- or long-term effect on your mind and body. Aside from that, some chemicals found in pesticides or insecticides are proven to cause deadly diseases or illness such as cancer and kidney failure.

However, if you choose organic foods, you can guarantee that it was produced using natural fertilizers and safe methods of farming.

An organic lifestyle preserves the environment

One of the primary benefits of choosing an organic lifestyle is the fact that it helps to promote the welfare of the environment. Humans aren’t the only citizens of the world. However, we have the most significant control over the situation. Our inventions can make or break it. And we can help to preserve it or eradicate it. It’s up to us whether we want an eco-friendly environment that will help us live safe, healthy and happy.

Furthermore, choosing an organic lifestyle like using organic t-shirts are more beneficial for animals. Most, if not all, conventional livestock lives in confined or inhumane conditions and pumped with synthetic hormones to increase production. These unnatural conditions and treatment can cause stress and a severe decline in the animal’s health and quality of life. On the other hand, organically-raised livestock has access to a free environment that has little to no stress. With this kind of environment, the livestock can freely enjoy their lives and get as much food as possible. So, they grow naturally and become ready for consumption without the needs of using treatments or medicines.

Choosing an organic lifestyle means supporting organic farming that promotes eco-sustenance. Farmers who chose organic methods promotes eco-sustenance by avoiding chemicals that may harm the soil. In addition to that, organic farming helps in the preservation of land and crop rotation. As a result, the crops are healthier, more prominent and flavorful.

Choosing organic helps to avoid disruption of endocrines

We all know that the skin is our body’s largest organ. However, this organ is the most neglected almost every time. Organic products aren’t just limited to foods or drinks or anything that we take. These days, some brands offering skincare or makeup products are creating ones that are made from organic and safe ingredients or raw materials.

Unlike commercial products, organic skincare or makeup products utilize plant derivatives that are free from harsh chemicals that may cause skin allergies or irritations.

On the other hand, taking medicines such as supplements or vitamins that are not organic may contain inactive synthetic binder and filler ingredients which can also cause an allergic reaction. If you’re fond of taking food supplements, you can contact your doctor to determine if there’s an organic alternative as these products are safer and sometimes more effective than conventional medicines.

The continuous success of organic skincare or makeup products are making rounds in the industry; thus, more and more products have its organic counterparts may it be an eyeliner, foundation, sunblock and even nail polish and other nail care products.

Organic foods are tasty (even better than fast foods)

Organic foods have a neutral reputation. That’s not surprising because we regard organic ingredients as foods that don’t taste as good as the old fast foods we usually order. It’s one of the most common misconceptions about organic foods. But, contrary to what many non-organic supporters know, organic foods taste good, sometimes, even better than the processed foods. Organic fruits and vegetables are more abundant and more flavorful since the organic method of farming help to bring out the best and most delicious flavor out of these ingredients.

For those who are still hesitant to go all out with their journey as organic enthusiasts, more and more restaurants and specialty stores are offering organic ingredients and ready-to-eat foods to encourage people to try and fall deeply in love with it. Without a doubt, organic foods are tasty and healthy, so you’ll get two benefits in one.

Going organic is good for everyone

Choosing an organic lifestyle isn’t just beneficial for a particular group because it’s good for everyone. Even kids or young adults can gain a lot of benefits from choosing organic products. Also, since organic products are turning as mainstream and a must have, companies are finding ways to ensure that they can cope up with the needs of the consumer for organic alternatives. Thus, it’s easier to get your hands-on organic products, and you will see great options that may be better than the traditional products you patronize.

Choosing a healthier lifestyle is all the rage these days. With all the good reasons, there’s no reason to have second thoughts on going the organic way. Not only you will become healthy, there’s also other benefits that await so you should definitely try it out.

Author's Bio: 

New York Times bestselling author Hamza Fox writes sweet, fun, action-packed mysteries. His characters is clever and fearless, but in real life, Hamza is afraid of basements, bees, and going up stairs when it is dark behind her. Let’s face it. Hamza wouldn’t last five minutes in one of her books.

Hamza is best known for his Southern Ghost Hunter mysteries and for his Accidental Demon Slayer books.