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Researchers Say Organic Food Contains Less Pesticide and Antibiotic Residue

Posted: September 6th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: STANDOUT | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Researchers Say Organic Food Contains Less Pesticide and Antibiotic Residue

Stanford University Says Organic Food Contains Less Pesticide and Antibiotic ResidueA new study by Stanford University’s Center for Health Policy reckons ‘Organic Foods Are No More Nutritious then Conventional Foods’, which is a pretty bland statement, comparing the vitamin C levels of organic vs conventional oranges kind of misses the point!

The study qualified this logic defying statement by saying that Organic Food might reduce our exposure to pesticides and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a new study has found.

What the study DID find was that organic fruits and vegetables are 30 per cent less likely to be contaminated with pesticides than their conventional counterparts, that children on organic diets had lower levels of pesticides in their urine, compared to those on conventional diets.

Before you read on, we must qualify by saying that Stanford’s study isn’t a standalone piece of research, it’s a comprehensive meta-analysis of various studies, Stanford’s research  is published in this week’s Annals of Internal Medicine  :: Read the full article »»»»