The Pros and Cons of Eating Organic Foods


You may have heard the phrase “You are what you eat.” As a wellness coach, I can assure you that it is accurate and that’s why I always recommend my clients to eat organic foods. Your body is your temple, and you need to make sure you eat the highest quality foods if you wish to have a longevity life.

For many individuals, a change in eating habits is a big deal.  In fact, a change in eating habits can also be considered a lifestyle change.  To help ensure that you are making the right decision, you may first want to examine the pros and cons of eating organic foods.

Perhaps, the most significant pro or plus side to eating organically is the health benefits.  Organic food differs from many of the other foods that are available for sale today because they are not made with chemicals and other additives, some of which may be harmful to our bodies.  Organic food is one hundred percent, completely natural. You are also given guarantees, as most organic foods must be certified and pass rigorous tests.

Another pro or plus side to eating organically is that organic food is ideal for individuals of all ages.  This is great if you are looking to have your whole family eat organic, not just yourself. It is also important to know that organic foods aren’t only fruits and vegetables. There are snacks, drinks, and desserts that are all considered organic.  Most organic foods, including fruits, vegetables, dairy products, and snacks are designed for individuals of all ages.

Another pro or plus side to making the switch to organic foods is that you can do your part to help the environment, as well as organic farmers.  This not only helps to keep farmers afloat and in business, but it can also improve the environment, by eliminating the number of pesticides and other potentially harmful chemicals that are used.

Although there are many pros or plus sides to buying and eating organic foods, it is also important to touch on the downsides of doing so as well. One of the biggest cons or disadvantages associated with eating organic is the cost of doing so.  Visiting one of your local supermarkets and walking through an organic food section will give you an idea as to the costs.

When compared to other foods, organic does cost more money, but if you really think about it, you will save a lot more money on medical bills in the future, so switch to eat organic foods now. Remember “Your health is your wealth.”



Ranee Siri is a wellness coach for corporate and busy professionals. She is also an author, speaker, yoga and meditation instructor, as well as a Reiki master. She loves helping people maintain a healthy mind and body so they can create success in any area of their life.