Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
– Margaret Mead
One of the biggest changes in my pursuit towards wellness has been the change in my diet. I try to eat organic whenever possible. I’ve discovered my body can no longer tolerate the toxins and pesticides used in industrially farmed food. It’s not always easy or convenient, and it’s not always possible, but it’s worth the extra effort. Not only am I healing my body, but I also help heal the planet when I choose food that hasn’t been sprayed with pesticides or fed antibiotics. Every small change we make towards eating cleaner food will have an enormous impact when we have a common focus of health for ourselves and our planet.
For me, trying to eat organic food has been a necessity. Because of an autoimmune disease I had a kidney transplant. Because of my kidney transplant I take immune suppressant drugs. Because of immune suppressant drugs I can get sick very easily and take a...