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The Corporate Wellness Bible by Kate Cook

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18. Get organic

With more and more headlines screaming at us every day about unsafe food, is it any wonder that we’re turning to organic food in our droves? But is it worth it?

From pesticide residue in pears to mercury poisoning from tuna, it’s no wonder we’re unsure about what’s safe. But aside from this, we’re turning to organic because of the taste. Remember how tomatoes should taste? Quite simply, like organic ones.

Production means prizes

Farmers have been under a huge amount of pressure to increase productivity, but at a cost. Many non-organic fruit and vegetables contain a wide range of weedkillers, pesticides and fertilisers to increase food production. Fruit and vegetables also have to look perfect for supermarkets to accept them. ...

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