Nutrition can have profound effects on
immune functions, resistance to infection, and autoimmunity.
Nutrients enhance or depress immune functions depending on the
specific nutrients and levels of intake. Get Downsized believes in
eating only the most nutritious foods, and when possible, adhering to
a mostly organic diet.
Eating organic protects your health. More
than 400 different pesticides are used in non-organic farming (also
known as conventional farming). Pesticides are poisons designed to
kill living organisms; their residues are present in the foods we
In addition to being devoid of pesticides,
organic foods contain more antioxidants because they are grown
naturally. Fruits and veggies grown organically show significantly
higher levels of cancer-fighting antioxidants than conventionally