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Organic versus non-organic

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

The rapid development of the ***** market over the past twenty years has spread both opportunity and awareness of both organic foods and the kinds of tactics that are used to grow in-organic foods. The ********** ***** the 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 to see more evidence that paying the marginal difference in price ***** seem*****gly the same product is logical ***** absorbable for ********** family finances. This work will argue that: there is a m*****rked difference in the nutritional quality of organic ***** as compared to non-organic foods and this difference is me*****urable and demonstrated not just by organic *****ers, farmers or converted *****ganic consumers but by agricultural and medical industry leaders who have taken up the cause of resolving ***** question for consumers, once and for all.

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

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***** Cited

Byrum, Allison. "Report Confirms More Health Benefits ***** Organic Food." Organic 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 that organic ***** sustainably grown ***** (foods grown with a combination ***** organic and modern agricultural practices, mostly reflecting the elimination of conventional herbicides and pesticides but ***** the use of some non-organic fertilizers) were much higher in antioxidants. Antioxidants are proven to reduce the incidence of cancer ***** other age increased diseases as they protect the plant from attack ***** also protect the body ***** oxidization, a leading cause ***** cell deterioration.

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

Contemporary Books, 2001.

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

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