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5 Signs To Look Out For If You Want To Go Organic

Insects & Bugs Insects or bugs in your grains is good news. After two to three months and especially during the rainy season, naturally grown dals (such as moong or urad), atta, maida, brown rice, white rice, and other grains will develop insects since insects are also aware that non-organic food is inedible. Therefore, instead of jumping up and down when you notice worms, just wash the grain or sun them out like our grandmothers would, and you’ll live to be 100 years old.

Healthier Over Time Organic food is great for your body in a number of ways. It is better for your digestive system, which means less bloating and indigestion. It is also better for your skin, which means healthier looking skin that isn’t as sensitive to the sun. And finally, organic food is better for the environment because it does not use pesticides or other harmful chemicals that can pollute our air, water, and soil.

Stronger Aroma Compared to conventional produce, organic fruits, spices, and herbs have a stronger aroma. The aroma of organic mangoes, oranges, turmeric, ginger, and coriander fills the entire house. Regular food, despite being polished and prepped, hardly smells.

Seeds Fruits and vegetables that are organic have more seeds than non-organic counterparts. Watermelon, papaya, and brinjal are the best examples of fruits with checked seeds. Checks on a fruit’s seed mean that it has been grown without any pesticides or other chemicals. This ensures that you are getting the most natural product possible from your fruit or vegetable and not one that has been chemically altered.

Certifications If you’re looking to buy organic food, you should look for the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) logo. This logo is only recognisable by FSSAI, so it’s a good way to ensure that your food is safe.

The Duller, The Better Have you ever noticed that the more processed and refined something is, the more appealing it looks? It’s a fact of nature — the less natural it is, the more colourful and flavourful will they appear. These foods aren’t chopped, polished, sprayed, or otherwise altered to make them appear enticing. The traditional saying that foods that appear rich in colour are healthier is untrue because these are irregularly shaped and have a dull and light natural colour.

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