The advantages of living and eating organically for your body and general health are quite substantial. Most food is severely processed, interfered with, altered or impacted upon with chemicals in some way or another. This does not only include food that is typically associated with chemical additives and preservatives like ready meals, tinned produce and pre-prepared foodstuffs but even fresh fruits and vegetables can be sprayed or grown with chemicals and additives in order to make more money for the manufacturer as it may make the foodstuff last longer, appear larger, weigh more or taste more appealingly. However, the addition of these chemicals and additives change the composition of the item and really increase its levels of toxicity.
Inside the Body
Consuming foods with unnecessary artificial chemicals and preservatives builds up the level of toxins within the body. These toxins and chemicals are foreign and unnatural to the body and can affect its functioning if these levels become too high. A highly processed and chemical diet can contribute dramatically to the health of an individual whereas reducing these levels can improve health. By eating organic, fresh produce the body is getting the maximum amount of nutrients, vitamins and minerals just as nature intended.
Outside the Body
Having a healthier body on the inside automatically means that you will look better on the outside. Eating more organically and consuming fresh produce means that you will see vast improvements in areas like skin, hair and nails. Skin in particular benefits from eating organic as toxins and unbalanced diets usually manifest in skin conditions and undesirable traits like blemishes, uneven skin tone, redness, puffiness and dryness. By cleansing the body of chemicals and toxins the skin is free to breathe and is supplied with the nutrition it needs to look its best. Hair and nails should also appear stronger and more resilient with less breakages and increased shine and vitality.
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