10 Top Food and Health Trends in 2013 (Page 5)

Organic Food

4. Organic Food

While scientists continue to debate whether organic food is healthier or not, consumers seem to have made up their minds. According to a recent survey by (our sister site, and the world’s largest food and recipe website), 58 percent of cooks now choose recipes where they can use organic and natural ingredients. And MarketLine predicted a nearly 50 percent growth in organic foods between 2010 and 2015. While organic’s healthfulness may still be up for debate, people are also choosing USDA-certified organic because it is one of the few guarantees that produce, meats and other products are created without using synthetic pesticides or herbicides, genetically modified ingredients, antibiotics or growth hormones.

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