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Fun Organic Food Facts

1. Organic food is food that has been grown or processed without the use of pesticides, chemical fertilizers, irradiation or additives. It is yummy AND healthy!
2. GMOs – genetically modified organisms – can never be used in organic products.
3. Organic food can be grown anywhere!
4. Organic tomatoes are produced in an environment that has a lower nutrient supply since nitrogen-rich chemical fertilizers are not added. This leads to an excessive formation of antioxidants, such as quercetin (79% higher) and kaempferol (97% higher). As we all know, antioxidants are good for health and help in reducing heart disease and lower the chances of developing cancer. Wow, organic tomatoes!
5. Organic foods boost the immune system. So, you can develop a strong defense system WHILE enjoying delicious food? AMAZING!
6. Organic food growers do not use antibiotics in their processes, therefore do not have antibiotic-resistance. What great news!
7. Some people strongly believe that organic food tastes better than conventional food. That is quite true!
8. Denmark, Switzerland, and Austria eat the most organic foods out of any other country in the world today. Lucky them!
9. Products with less than 70% organic ingredients cannot use “organic” on their product label.
10. Over 91 million acres of land were dedicated to the production of organic foods and livestock around the world in 2009. How wonderful!

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