Is organic food better for you

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Are organic foods more nutritious?: -Research is not conclusive. There are a number of studies that point to numerous benefits, while others found no differences between organic and non-organic foods.

Cadmium: -This metal can be potentially toxic, and organic crops do have less cadmium than non-organic produce.

Organic dairy: -Organic milk and other dairy products are richer in omega-3 fatty acids, iron, and vitamin E.

What is organic food?: -This has to do with the process of how the foods are produced. 

How much more nutritious?: -A study found that organic berries and corn contained 58% more antioxidants and up to 52% more vitamin C.

Nitrate levels: -High levels of these chemical compounds can be harmful for our health. 

How about animals?: -Animals raised in organic farms are free of antibiotics and hormones.

Colorectal cancer screening: -A colonoscopy is the most popular screening test for colorectal cancer, though other tests are also used, namely sigmoidoscopies and stool tests.

Studies that found differences: -According to a number of studies, organically grown crops are actually richer in antioxidants and vitamins.

What is used to produce organic food?: -Farmers use natural fertilizers, such as manure, instead of artificial products.

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