Organic Food Conclusions Don’t Tell the Whole Story

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Organic vs. conventional food – the jury is still out. According to this article studies are pretty conclusive that the nutritional value of foods is similar, but organic diet definitely provided reduced exposure to pesticides.

In October 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in, for the first time ever, on the question of whether children benefit from an organic diet.[11] In a report published in Pediatrics, the academy recognized that an organic diet definitely reduces exposure to pesticides and may reduce diseases associated with antibiotic resistance but has not been proven to offer a clinically relevant nutritional advantage over a conventional diet. The academy emphasized the importance of providing children a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat or fat-free dairy products, regardless of whether the foods are conventional or organic.

 

Read the study here:

Organic Food Conclusions Don’t Tell the Whole Story.

To your health,

Elena

 

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