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BIOK offers healthy organic goodies and natural delicacies for everyday life taken from various regions of Europe, focusing primarily on German products. All BIOK products are produced without chemicals, additives and genetically modified ingredients and do not contain any residual traces of pesticides.
Pass by BIOK and discover nature’s countless gifts all assembled in one place.
Production of Organic Food
Organic production is based on a system of farming that maintains and replenishes soil fertility without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers. Organically produced foods also must be produced without the use of antibiotics, synthetic hormones, genetic engineering and other excluded practices, sewage sludge, or irradiation. Cloning animals or using their products would be considered inconsistent with organic practices. Organic foods are minimally processed without artificial ingredients, preservatives, or irradiation to maintain the integrity of the food.
Benefits of Organic Food
An international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has proved that organic crops and crop-based foods are up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally grown crops. Published in the British Journal of Nutrition, the largest study of its kind found that switching to eating organic fruit; vegetables and cereals would provide additional antioxidants equivalent to eating between one and two extra portions of fruit and vegetables. It also showed drastically lower levels of toxic heavy metals in organic crops.
Organic farming builds healthy soils
It’s common sense: well-balanced soils produce strong, healthy plants that become nourishing food for people and animals
Many EPA-approved pesticides were registered long before extensive research linked these chemicals to cancer and other diseases. Organic agriculture is one way to prevent any more of these chemicals from getting into the air, earth and water that sustain us.
USDA reported that in 1997, half of U.S. farm production came from only 2% of farms. Organic agriculture can be a lifeline for small farms because it offers an alternative market where sellers can command fair prices for crops.
SPELT SUPER POWERS!
Spelt: A forgotten cereal re-discovered! This cereal known since antiquity and in the middle ages called by Saint Hildegarde “the queen of cereals” makes up for modern food deficiencies as it contains many more amino-acids, minerals and trace elements than other cereals. An almost complete food.Anyone who cares about good nutrition and maintaining a healthy weight should consider spelt as an alternative to common wheat. The combination of high fiber and low, fragile gluten content in spelt make this grain much easier to digest than modern, common wheat. People with specific health problems, ranging from allergies, cardiovascular disease, IBS, diabetes, arthritis, migraines, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, to autoimmune disorders will benefit from eating spelt.
Spelt is high in vitamin B2, niacin, manganese, thiamin, copper, and magnesium. Because spelt is highly water soluble, the body easily absorbs these nutrients.