Today’s food can be a source of artificial growth hormones and pesticides, causing health risks to everyone, especially children who are most vulnerable because of their still developing immune systems. One of the best ways to limit children’s exposure to harmful chemicals is to introduce them to organic food at an early stage.
Food and organic product organizations confirm that organic products have become more mainstream in recent years as the demand for healthier and more natural products have risen.
Nowadays, organic products are not just found in specialty stores or drug stores but are made available at groceries, supermarkets, and online.
Nourishing kids with the healthiest food to ensure their growth and development is always a priority among moms. By establishing an organic lifestyle for the family, they are ensuring their kids get the best of nature and the best of health.
Here are some ways to introduce organic food to children:
Choose organic fruits and vegetables
Produce such as potatoes and apples can be consumed without removing its skin, but these have the highest amounts of pesticide residue. To avoid intake of harmful chemicals and ensure to get the good minerals and vitamins, switch to organic. In addition, it is best to buy food items that have the lowest chemical residue like eggplant, cabbage, mango, and onion.
Use organic ingredients
When making meals, use organic meat, eggs, and dairy. One of the few organic milk brands available in the market today is Promil Organic, which is made from 100 percent organic dairy milk from certified European farms.
Dine in restaurants which offer organic food on their menu
Through a quick search online, anyone can review and choose among different farm-to-table concept restaurants that offer organic meals that fit their budget.
Start an organic garden at home
It will only require little time and space to grow one’s own organic produce. The most important element in organic gardening is good and healthy soil. Home testing kits, available at gardening stores and online, can check the soil’s pH level and breakdown of nutrients to ensure that it is free of harmful chemicals.
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