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IS ORGANIC HEALTHIER THAN CONVENTIONAL? When choosing organic versus conventional (and remember, local may be conventional or organic), “the argument for choosing organic is not so much about nutrition,” says Sharon Palmer, RD. “It’s true that some studies have found the produce to be higher in various phytochemical compounds. Organic Produce: Does not contain chemicals and has little to no pesticides; Can be purchased in bulk – if there’s something you like to eat a lot of, the better option would be organic; Organic farms help create jobs; Produce does not contain any genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Local Produce: Contains more nutrients. Counterarguments insisted that food grown without chemical fertilizers and pesticides—which is to say organic—are by definition healthier choices.
As for the 29% of consumer who believe local food. To get the freshest produce, ask your grocer what is in season or buy food from your local farmers market. Read food labels carefully. Just because a product says it’s organic or contains organic ingredients doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a healthier alternative. Some organic products may still be high in sugar, salt, fat or calories.
Opponents of organic food argue that it’s significantly more expensive than GMO or non-GMO foods, has a shorter shelf life compared to GMO foods and may have higher bacteria levels due to. Making The Case For Locally-Grown Food. Stringent supporters of local business have pointed out that, organic or not, buying local is better for the environment because sometimes organic foods have to travel long distances, using oil and fuel, increasing CO2 emissions, and increasing their carbon footprint.
It’s still unclear whether nutrient-rich soil actually produces vitamin-rich produce. Although the USDA makes no claim that organic food is more nutritious than. Stanford’s analysis, for example, found that organic food had 30 percent lower residues than conventional foods, but all conventional foods had pesticide levels well within global safety standards. Organic food is produced and processed differently than regular foods.
Foods must meet specific standards set forth by the USDA in order to have the label organic. Learn whether organic food is safer or healthier than foods without an organic seal. A review of 55 studies found no differences in the nutrient content of organic versus regular crops, with the exception of lower nitrate levels in organic produce.
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