Friday, August 8, 2008

Organics Same as Conventional

Organic food does not have more vitamins
By Jessica Salter Last Updated: 1:41AM BST 08 Aug 2008

Shoppers can pay up to a third more for organic produce, but the researchers said that with no more nutrients, it was a "lifestyle choice".

Dr Susanne Bugel and a team at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Human Nutrition, studied fruit and vegetables on most families' shopping lists, including carrots, peas, apples and potatoes.

The team found no clear evidence of any difference in the vitamin and mineral content between the organically and the chemically grown crops. Read More

With all of the hype surrounding organic food in the last couple of years, it is important that consumers are aware of what they are spending extra money to have. As is mentioned in the article, when buying organic food, it should only be viewed as a lifestyle choice.

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