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April 2, 2007

More Health Benefits From Organic Food

Topics: Nutrition and Cancer

folksfried.jpgResearch by Dr Kirsten Brandt at Newcastle University indicates that eating organic food could have more health benefits than than conventional produce. Dr. Brandt used analysis of organic carrots, apples and potatoes to reveal greater concentrations of vitamin C and chemicals that can protect the body against heart attacks and cancer. Her findings lend scientific weight to the widely-held view that organic food is good for people:

... The reason why it's such a grey area is because it's extremely difficult to measure the health benefit in any food, but we can say that if you eat 400g of fruit and vegetables per day you would get 20% more nutrients in organic food."
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