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Julieanne
07-13-14, 08:41 PM
Tony Henderson
July 11 2014

The largest study of its kind – led by North East experts – has found significant benefits to organic food.An international team led by Newcastle University (http://www.thejournal.co.uk/all-about/newcastle%20university) has shown that organic crops are up to 69% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally-grown crops.
Numerous studies have linked antioxidants to a reduced risk of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases and certain cancers.
The study found that a switch to eating organic fruit, vegetable and cereals – and food made from them – would provide additional antioxidants equivalent to eating between one to two extra portions of fruit and vegetables a day.


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Islander
07-14-14, 08:32 AM
It's good to see confirmation from a group of experts. And don't forget that when you eat organic, you don't have to be washing off a load of sprays, or worry that your produce has been treated with a systemic pesticide.

Reesacat
07-14-14, 12:14 PM
Organic produce tastes better.