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Flaws in UK study of nutritional advantages of organic food PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 16 August 2009 10:17

A recent study-of-studys. supposedly showed organic food was no more nutritious than chemical-food. At the time it was known that the study was specific to nutrition and ignored contamination from pesticide residue etc, but more information is surfacing on the other flaws in the study-of-studys. For example ... The Soil Association in the UK also pointed out yesterday that the FSA left out a more rigorous report commissioned by the European Union that found a range of “nutritionally desirable compounds” like antioxidants, vitamins, and glycosinolates were present in greater amounts in organic crops, while the amount of “nutritionally undesirable compounds” like mycotoxins, glycoalkaloids, cadmium and nickel were present in lower amounts by comparison in organic crops. There is a more detailed article here.

 

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