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Organic’s higher antioxidant levels equivalent to two extra five-a-day portions

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 […]

July 13, 2014 Continue Reading

Vitamin C studies often flawed says top lab

Researchers at the world famous Linus Pauling Institute claim many studies into the health benefits of vitamin C have produced flawed results due to incorrect research methods. The researchers say research into vitamin C requires different practices from those used to study other vitamins and minerals and often lack a full appreciation of the redox […]

January 8, 2014 Continue Reading

US study offers “clearest cut example yet” of organic’s benefits

A new study by US scientists provides one of the clearest cut examples yet of the nutritional benefits of organic food over conventional, reports the New York Times. Researchers from Washington State University’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources recently analysed organic whole milk, comparing it with conventional. They found that the organic milk […]

December 12, 2013 Continue Reading

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