If you often find yourself hovering over the organic choices at your local shops, wondering if they’re really worth spending that little bit more on, then lean a little closer to the screen.
There are a bunch of reasons why it’s worth in investing in organic and they’re focused around great nutrition, good health and caring for the environment.
Here’s why it’s smart and easy to choose organic for your family … even the littlies!
1. You can nurture sustainability
Organic products are farmed with environmentally-friendly factors in mind, with factors like looking after the natural environment, keeping waterways clean, conserving healthy soil, minimising packaging and reducing food miles a priority.
Buying organic means you’re choosing to look after the earth AND your family. It also means you’re investing in companies who are thinking ahead, too. It’s a win-win-win!
2. You can live more simply
As the list of ingredients in processed products seems to get longer than your arm, organic products are doing the opposite. Organic producers aim to keep ingredients to a minimum, prioritising quality over quantity.
Think everything from locally-produced, farm-fresh yoghurt through to premium toddler milk like Uganic Premium Toddler Milk Drink Stage 3. From the grass fed cows that provide the organic milk, to the sustainable Australian farms they graze on, this is the first certified organic toddler milk using milk exclusively and sustainably sourced from local Australian certified organic farms.
3. You can avoid synthetic pesticides
Organic foods are farmed without the use of synthetic pesticides, so your family can enjoy them knowing that they’re not ingesting the sorts of potentially harmful chemicals and growth-promoting hormones that some non-organic foods contain. It’s suggested these sort of chemicals can disrupt our immune systems and potentially cause ill health, so why wouldn’t you choose something better?
4. It’s a safer choice for pregnancy and babyhood
Because organic foods don’t contain synthetic pesticides and unwanted hormones, they’re a brilliant choice for pregnant women and breastfeeding mums. Choosing the organic option means that both mum and baby aren’t exposed to traces of those nasties, that can cross over to the placenta or leech into breastmilk.
5. Organic tastes better – and often lasts longer
If you’ve ever bought a basketful of organic veggies from your local farmer’s market, you’ll know that they seem to keep for twice as long in your veggie crisper than standard fare. So paying a little bit more can actually save you money! Not only that, the organic buys taste so much better – they’re so full of flavour and freshness. You can feel organic doing you good!
This post is sponsored by Wattle Health.