Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Organic food not healther

Organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over conventionally produced food, according to a major study that was recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine said consumers paid higher prices for organic food in part because of its perceived health benefits, creating a global organic market worth an estimated $48 billion in 2007.

A systematic review of 162 scientific papers published in the scientific literature over the last 50 years, however, found there was no significant difference.

Read full article at Reuters

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