Dacia Herbulock posted in agriculture • antioxidants • cadmium • crops • flavonol • health benefit • heavy metal • horticulture • nutrition • organic • organic food • pesticide • polyphenol • trace metal on July 14th, 2014.
In contrast to earlier research, a new study has found that organic crops may have measurable health benefits: they appear to be higher in antioxidants and lower in toxic metals than their conventional counterparts. The new meta-analysis, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, compiled and crunched results from 343 earlier studies. It claims that organic crops and crop-based foods are up to […]
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