Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Study finds Organic food no more nutritious than non-organic

There is no doubt that eating a healthy diet is extremely important.  There are some thought-provoking issues brought up in this article. By choosing organic foods, there is no guarantee that your choices will be healthier, read to find out more.
 "Chensheng Lu, who studies environmental health and exposure at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, said that while the jury is still out on those effects, people should consider pesticide exposure in their grocery-shopping decisions.
"If I was a smart consumer, I would choose food that has no pesticides," Lu, who wasn't involved in the new study, told Reuters Health. "I think that's the best way to protect your health."
He said more research is necessary to fully explore the potential health and safety differences between organic and conventional foods, and that it's "premature" to conclude organic meat and produce isn't any healthier than non-organic versions".

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