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Is Organic Food Really Better for You?


Is Organic Food Really Better for You?

Miss your protein in your fruit? find it here!

Miss your protein in your fruit? find it here!

Growing organic food may benefit the environment, but does eating it improve your health? Doctors at Stanford University in the US set out to answer that question by analyzing 237 studies that compared organic and conventional foods. Among their findings was the fact that organic produce had a 30 percent lower risk of containing detectable levels of pesticides. Furthermore, bacteria found in non-organic chicken or pork had a 33 percent higher risk of being resistant to multiple antibiotics. However, researchers say they found few other health benefits from eating organic food. More… Discuss

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