Many people believe that eating organically is the right way to go. At times it can be extremely expensive and not worth it at all. As a consumer of the organic food industry it has been a complete waste of money, to brain wash people to spend more money. Many products are reportedly more expensive, than other produce, such as mesclun a type of vegetable was 23% more costly. Not all “Conventional” produce shows traces of pesticides. An article written by The Huffington Post said that not all avocados had pesticides in them, only about 1% of them did. Meaning that people are only buying these product because they believe that organic foods have better health benefits, which is not true. Seafood is impossible to track or regulate if it has been contaminated with pesticides. From the same The Huffington Post article it states . As we speak there are currently new rules in place to try to regulate what “Organic;” is by the USDA ” With that being said there is no such thing as organic seafood so be mindful, when a store trying to sell you that.
On the other hand organic foods are a great way to stay healthy and offer great health benefits. Conventional foods have increased the amount obesity in the community. Stated in Organic Facts in some cases organic milk may be more beneficial and may be packed with more vitamins and minerals. Organic foods do have benefits, and are sometimes packed with more nutrients.
There are several misconceptions of organic foods such as people may think that food that has labels such as “pesticide free”, just because these labels say this does not mean they are not used. Organic just means that the pesticides use to grow these product ,just come from natural sources.