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Organic versus non-organic

***** ***** Inorganic Foods: Why Eat organic?"

The rapid development of the organic market over the past twenty years has spread both opportunity and awareness ***** both ***** foods and the kinds of tactics that are used to grow in-organic *****. The growth ***** ***** organic market has also helped draw the prices of such goods down to a level that makes it possible for many more consumers to buy and eat them. Yet, many consumers would still like ***** see ***** evidence that paying the marginal difference in price for seem*****gly the same product is logical ***** absorbable ***** *****ir family finances. This work will argue that: there is a marked difference in the nutritional quality of organic foods as compared to non-***** foods and this ***** is measurable and demonstrated not just by organic *****ers, farmers or converted organic consumers but by agricultural and medical industry leaders who have taken up ***** cause of resolving this question for consumers, once and for all.

It seems that within the last few ***** ***** organizations and individuals have taken up the ***** of advocating for consumer utilization of organic foods. Many of ********** ***** and ***** seem to have a vested interest or at the very least a near religion like commitment to buying ***** eating ***** foods. The mainstream medical, agricultural and biochemistry academic communities on ***** other hand *****ed to be reluctant to conclude that *****ganic foods were any better than non-organic *****. Current trend have somewhat reversed this stand as more and more research has come out ***** bolster the claims of ***** organic community that the potential reduced impact on the environment seen from ***** farming and most importantly the nutritional content of organic foods is indeed worthy ***** consumer utilization of such products even if they have to s*****mach a m*****rginal cost difference. Additionally, today's ***** are ***** finding this cost difference to be even smaller ***** it was a few ye*****rs ago, as availabil*****y of organic products incre*****es, distribution streamlines and more organic ***** compete ***** shelf space, even in mainstream non-specialty markets.

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Works Cited

Byrum, Allison. "Report Confirms More Health Benefits ***** Organic Food." ***** Consumers Association. 2003. http://www.organicconsumers.org/organic/polyphenolics031203.cfm.

Byrum's article is a review of ***** study conducted by Alyson Mitchell, Ph.D., a food scientist *****t the University of California, Davis, where Mitchell found ***** organic and sustainably grown foods (foods ***** with a combination ***** organic and modern agricultural practices, mostly reflecting ***** elimination of conventional herbicides and pesticides but ***** the use of some non-***** fertilizers) were much higher in antioxidants. Antioxidants are proven to reduce the incidence of cancer and other age increased diseases as ***** protect the plant from attack they also protect the body ***** oxidization, a leading cause of cell deterioration.

Lipson, Elaine Marie. The Organic Foods Sourcebook. Chicago:

Contemporary Books, 2001.

***** demonstrates an comprehensive knowledge ***** org*****ic food sourcing. This is an especially helpful ***** if one lives in a community

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