According to recent survey half of Americans (51 percent) say they will serve at least one organic dish this Thanksgiving holiday, which 86 percent of respondents plan to spend with family and friends, according to a survey conducted for the Grocery Manufacturers of America by the polling company. Thanksgiving has traditionally been a holiday to celebrate nature's bounty and enjoy the year's harvest.
What better time to choose and prepare organic and health food that's good for you, your family health and the environment than Thanksgiving dinner? Put a little extra effort into trying to purchase and prepare as many organic locally grown foods as possible.Sustainably grown food contributes to the well-being of humanity and the planet.
There is no better food available, both in nutritive quality and in full, rich flavor, than organically raised edibles. With the autumn bounty, knocking at the Thanksgiving platter, it is always nutritious and flavorful to have the freshest of vegetables and fruits, especially at the outset of a string of E coli contaminations.
An article in Seattlepi emphasizes the importance of organic, locally grown vegetables and fruits in correspondence to their requirement in a recipe. Facts provided in the article claims that the trendiest autumn vegetables and fruits like peaches (fresh and frozen), winter squash (fresh and frozen), apples, grapes, spinach, pears and green beans have high amounts of pesticides. Pesticides not only stay in the peels and interfere with health, but also interfere a lot with the natural flavor of the foods. Doubtless, of the ethical needs of food consumption, what stands to be true is the need to have the best ingredients from foods, which appeal American diners as the autumn sets in with all its flavor and juices.