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Organic Produce - More Nutritious?
Created on 8/26/2014
Is organic produce better for us? REALLY better?

We've long heard that organics expose us to less chemical residues - that part is true.

But are vegetables and fruits grown organically any more nutritious than conventional ones?

Most data say "no" - but a recently published article says "yes". Read More>>
Organic Foods - Better or Just More $?
Created on 9/7/2012
Media outlets were buzzing last week with talk about organic foods.

Why? A recently published study found that conventional produce is as nutritious as organic produce.

Not counting the use of pesticides...

Conventional produce is a very good choice for the foods you eat intermittently. When you're eating a specific food on a regular basis, however, organic may be a better choice. Read More>>
Are organic foods good for you and your family?
Created on 7/31/2009
A recently published research paper comparing the nutrient benefits of organic vs. conventional foods has been splashed all over the news.
Unfortunately, the media is doing a disservice with their reporting on this study. The paper does not provide actionable answers to this important question, and the authors readily point out the limitations of their findings.

Most important is that potential contaminant exposure was not addressed. 

We still don’t know the comparative nutrient values of organic vs. conventionally-raised foods; but we already know enough to help us make sensible food choices.
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