Monday, March 27, 2017

WaysAhead: Quick facts about Organic Foods - Myths and Reality

Organic food!! Whenever we desire to buy organic food, its price tag compels us to drop the idea. The problem is we do not know what an organic food is.

Organic food contains high level of vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, iron, magnesium, and phosphorous and are grown without pesticides. It is sure that the intake of organic food leads to less ingestion of toxins. It is a great choice for our health but how to identify?

Just select that fruit or vegetable which has a sticker with a 5-digit PLU code beginning with 9. It is for organic food. Organically grown items are not identical. Worms also help you in identifying an organic food. It is a good sign. These worms also know that non-organic food is just not edible.

So, next time when you see worms in your grains don’t jump. Simply wash it and devour it.

Organic vegetables have their own aroma. They do not need extra spices. Similarly, organic fruits are juicier, as they are allowed to ripen on the tree. It is light for the digestive system and reduces acidity as well. It is a myth that organic fruits and vegetables spoil faster. But if you store in a refrigerator they last long. Many a times we find people saying that organic food are not very nutritious. But researches report the opposite. Conventional food grow with pesticides designed to kill bugs and weeds. Now you decide whether it is healthy to eat poison, or not to eat poison?  Organic food can be pricey but many are affordable. In many cases, organic food may cost less than conventional food which has hidden cost, such as health hazard.

People believe that organic foods are super biodegradable. This myth is true. If you pay heed to all the myths seriously you'll find that organics are more beneficial than conventional food. I've been eating organic food for years, and I value it. So, what are you waiting for?

That is all for today.

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Oh! Just an update, WaysAhead is all set to launch its unique range of “Organic Foods” in Sep ‘2017. Their product is innovative and of supreme quality, yet affordable.

Logging off for today!

Ms. Sagorika Banerjee


Sagorika is a dedicated and dynamic teacher with an outstanding academic record. At present, she is serving at a school as Head Mistress. She has excellent subject knowledge and she brings along with her, 22 years of valuable experience in quality education as administrator, teacher, trainer, motivator and academician. Her leadership style reflects singularity of purpose and an unwavering commitment in implementation of school’s vision “holistic development of every child’. She has an experience of counseling students. Sagorika, is also empaneled with CBSE Board for more than a decade now. Her endless efforts in managing the Media and Newsletter of various schools she worked for, added a special feather on to her cap. She has an experience of conducting English lectures for CLAT and MBA students. Her motto of life is to work, work and work for the betterment of the children and reach the pinnacle of success.

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