Argumentative Essay: Traditional Food Vs. Organic Food

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There’s not much scientific evidence that organic food is safer than the traditional food, as conducting such studies is not that easy. Even then the studies done were not really in humans. The one difference though is in the antioxidants but doesn’t prove that human health improves due to more anti-oxidant properties in organic food. While organics have become more desirable by the consumers, but at the same time, it doesn’t hold more nutritional value as oppose to non-organic food. There is one difference in the making of organic food; that is, the chemicals etc. being used in the traditional foods, but not in organics, but then those chemicals used in the traditional foods are said to be safe for human health. People are beginning to realize as the demand for food has increased with the population growth, so has the use of chemicals fertilizers antibiotics and hormones by farmers and livestock growers. The consumption of produce and meat, grown with the use of these means has led to the increase more diseases and cancers. People are beginning to believe that the only way to have a healthy…show more content…
Increase in new gyms, increase in health-related products such as Fitbit, Lululemon, and Under Armour, etc. Having said that not all people prefer organics. This is evident in most of the food at the grocery stores being non-organic, which people are buying. Fast-food is still a cultural phenomenon, indicating that many people still value convenience over health. Along with good health comes disadvantages of buying organics. It takes more land to product the same number of crops, and it takes more of the farmers time, not to mention the cost of producing organics. Without preservatives more food goes to waste, thus decreasing supply and increasing

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