17 Reasons why Organic Milk is Awesome

17 Reasons why Organic Milk is Awesome

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In this post I will share with you 17 reasons why Organic Milk is awesome in terms of health benefits, environmental impact and economic benefits. Milk and milk products are one of the most important part of our diets especially in a country like India India where cows are considered divine. An average Indian will consume either milk or butter, ghee, curd, butter-milk or lassi. Milk has a lot of benefit like bone and teeth development and overall healthy growth. Organic milk retains all these benefits, and on top of that has some additional benefits. (1) Why is Organic Milk great? Modern dairies use a number of chemicals during milk production which organic milk will not have. The fodder fed to the cows would have been cultivated using pesticides and…
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17 Amazing Facts about Organic Tomatoes

17 Amazing Facts about Organic Tomatoes

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In this post I will share with you 17 Amazing Facts about Organic Tomatoes. Organic tomatoes are grown naturally using fertilization and pest management techniques that do not use artificial or synthetic chemicals. They are grown and sold locally. (3) For many millennia in India we have been growing nutritious food in healthy soil with no artificial pesticides and chemicals. Yet in order to embrace modernity, India started introducing large scale mechanized farming, artificial fertilizers, synthetic pesticides and chemicals since the 1950's! We were simply copying what the American's were doing. The result has been that farm productivity has actually come down and farm produce has become less healthy and in fact harmful because of heavier concentration of these strong chemicals. In fact processed fruits and vegetables have lower nutritional…
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21 Marvelous Benefits of Organic Produce

21 Marvelous Benefits of Organic Produce

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In this article I will talk about 21 marvelous benefits of organic produce. While organic industry isĀ  big thing in the Western world and urban India today, you will be surprised to know that India has been doing organic farming since 7000 BCE! Which means since the beginning of agriculture 9000 years ago in Indian sub-continent we have been doing organic farming continuously.Ironically to embrace modernity after independence in 1947 we gave up organic and moved to Western-style mechanized farming. Once again people are now realizing thatĀ  we were always right, as usual, and that the West was wrong, as usual. Anyway I digress. Briefly, organic produce is that produce by organic farming which ensures that it is grown in safe soil has no weird genetic or such modifications, is…
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Organic Farming Principles and Practices

Organic Farming Principles and Practices

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In this article, I will talk about the key organic farming principles and practices you should know about. Why on earth do I need to know about organic farming?, you may ask. Because organic farming produces organic food. And organic food is good for health. Very good. Amazingly good. Organic food is slowly becoming an important part of our daily lives. People are realizing the health benefits and are willing to pay extra an extra premium for good health. If you have not switched to organic food yet, it is high time you did. But before you do it is important to understand why is organic food so wonderful. To do that, we need to understand organic farming. What is Organic Farming? Organic farming is an agricultural system that produces…
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Organic Pulses versus Regular Pulses

Organic Pulses versus Regular Pulses

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Pulses provide our body with proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins. They help in reducing bad cholestrol and also in controlling diabetes. - Chana or Bengal Gram is a high source of protein, especially useful for vegetarian people - Kabuli Chana or Garbanzo Beans, apart from being a source of protein, have anti-oxidants which can reduce chances of cancer - Masoor dal red lentils is especially helpful for those suffering diseases due to impure blood. - Toor dal or Arhar dal or Split Pigeon pea can cure poisoning effect, gas troubles, acidity and piles The health benefits of pulses are immense. Unfortunately the benefits are destroyed to a great degree because of harmful agricultural practices. Organic pulses on the other hand not only retain the original benefits of pulses but also remove…
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