New studies seem to indicate no better than non-organic
I've been doubting the benefits of organic food recently and so was pretty pleased to see a new study (well - about 250 studies) show that there are basically no benefits. Does anyone eat organic to help running? Interested to hear what people think. Here's the story:
If you look around you'll find any number of studies to back up any view you may have. We buy a fair amount of organic food as we prefer to have food that hasn't been treated with so many chemicals. With meat, it is for us a question of how good a standard of life the animal has had but also organic meat will not have been exposed to growth hormones.
The bottom line though is it's personal choice.
Organic food isn't any better for the environment, though.
@isimon what is your connection to "takeitinyourstride" ?
Spam my arse! Don't read the forum post if you're not interested in finding out about Organic food.
Spam my arse! Saucy!!!
By the way, is that organic Spam?
Organic arse spam sauce, also available at your local Waitrose.
@simon teare - Most of your posts are links to your Take it in Your Stride site. That's spam.
Organic is another choice, since turning veggie I have been able to afford more organic produce. If you want to make a real difference then choose local, rather than something that has been airifted around the world. whether organic or not.
Mind you, Peruvian asparaus is jolly good right now!
Adrian Stillwell wrote (see)
"Organic is another choice, since turning veggie I have been able to afford more organic produce. If you want to make a real difference then choose local, rather than something that has been airifted around the world. whether organic or not."
I agree in general, but it's not always the case.
For example, the food could be produced in a more sustainable way overseas. e.g. see http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/mar/23/food.ethicalliving
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