Health Benefits of Organic Food: The health benefits of organic food are more based on perception than real facts. However, the sweeping public opinion that organic food is healthier than conventional food is quite strong, and is the main reason for about 30% of growth in the organic food industry over the past 5-6 years.
A list of some food brands you can trust. Big Food brands like General Mills, Kellog, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, M&M, etc. are buying up small organic brands who don't have our health in their best interest. For example, General Mills now owns Cascadian Farms, Muir Glen & LaraBar. Kellog owns Morning Star, Kashi & Bear Naked. Pepsi owns Naked Juice. The best way to go is to grow your own, or shop local! Try your farmer's market, hit up a local CSA or Co op.