Living an organic lifestyle is more than just eating organically produced food or eating a healthy diet. There is a lot more involved than that. Living an organic lifestyle means living healthier and taking care of our environment. A life free of chemicals.
Never in the history of our existence have we been more exposed and subjected to chemical right from our conception until death. But we can all change this by gradually adopting an organic lifestyle and lessen our exposure to toxic chemicals. We should be actively doing something responsibly that is good for the environment. And with this mindset you can create a better place to live in and to maintain for future generation. This also encourages others to switch to a healthy organic lifestyle.
Organic lifestyle is living a balanced lifestyle. You can begin by eating organic foods, like vegetables and fruits that are grown on organic farms without the use of chemical insecticides, herbicides and synthetic fertilizers. Meat from animals that are grown on their natural diets and are not factory farmed where they are treated with antibiotics, hormones and some other chemicals to boost their growth. All these toxic materials that get into the meat, usually survives the cooking process that affects the health and well-being of children including adults. By being able to grow our own food, we can be assured that what we eat are 100% organic. Create your own organic garden using organic seeds. Composting your organic waste materials can provide the soil all the nutrients it needs.
Broaden organic lifestyle in your home. Organic lifestyle has to go beyond eating organic food. Today, a lot of products coming out are made from natural materials. Even in skin care and cosmetic products. These industries have realized that they too need to consider the harmful effects on people using their goods. Use products that are free of artificial colors and fragrances including petroleum by-products that are harmful to our skin. For household care, your kitchen is a good source of natural cleaning products like vinegar, baking soda, borax, etc. And they work just as good. But if you need to buy choose cleaning materials that made from natural ingredients which are safe to use and good for the environment. More are more choices of organic products being offered to consumers now, which is actually a good thing as it strengthen our resolve in living an organic lifestyle.
Shifting to an organic lifestyle may not be easy, but it’s not impossible either. It just has to be taken in stride starting with an improved quality of life. Educating ourselves about the toxic chemicals found food, household and body care products is a good place to start. Make healthy living a habit.
And while at it, let’s support our local farmer to encourage them to produce more organic food.
Go organic. Go local.