Following research confirming that organic meat has 50% more omega-3s than non-organic, sales of organic red meat rose 4.1% in the 12 weeks to June 18.
A new study has shown that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products. Analysing data from around the world, the team led by Newcastle University, reviewed 196 papers on milk and 67 papers on meat and found clear differences between organic and conventional milk and […]
In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, Scandinavian researchers have found a link between wholegrain intake and lower mortality rate regardless of cause. Researchers analysed the data from a HELGA cohort study from 1992 to 1998 which involved 120,010 participants aged 30-64 from Norway, Denmark and Sweden. The study found that lower […]
Experts at Newcastle University are calling for the introduction of guidelines on the amount of whole grains people should eat after it was revealed almost one in five Britons are not eating any at all. The findings, just published in the British Journal of Nutrition, show that over 80% of people don’t eat enough whole grains for them to […]
In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that organic food is up to 69% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally-grown crops. Analysing 343 studies into the compositional differences between organic and conventional crops, the team found that a switch to […]