The Role Agricultural Knowledge Plays in your Lifestyle Choices

Having a knowledge of where your food comes from and how it is produced plays a crucial role in your understanding of healthy living. Agricultural magazines have been making their rounds for years.Have a look now and again to learn something you may not have known before,as current events in the agricultural sector can have a direct impact on your day to day life.

Knowledge is power

This saying is true of most things and especially in this case. Logically, the more you know about the food production process the better equipped you are when choosing what to put in your diet.Knowing what your body needs is the first step.

How many vitamins and minerals does your body need and are you getting them from your diet? Did you know you need 1000mg of calcium per pay? If you have a knowledge of agriculture you will know that aside from dairy being high in calcium, so too are seeds and beans. Once you have a basic understanding of nutrition and your recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamins and minerals you can learn what the best ways are to get these into your diet.

Know where you food is coming from

Because you understand what your body needs you know that better quality products will contain more of what you need and less of what you don’t, like additives and pesticides.

When you understand and read up on the changes taking place in agriculture you will better understand farming suppliers and their efforts to better food production.

Visit an SA farming directory to find out what is happening in the world of farming suppliers and how this impacts you and your communities. Knowing how the food gets from the farm to your table is important knowledge to understanding your body and what it needs. Visit the SA Farming Directory to see what farming suppliers have on offer to grow the agricultural sector. Alternatively you can read our agricultural magazine to stay up to date on the influencers of the food you and your family eat.

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