Why organic foods?
Subject: Organic Foods Documented More Nutritious!!
A 2001 published review of 41 scientific studies from countries around the world comparing the nutrition of organic and conventionally grown foods found significantly higher nutrients in organic crops.
"Nutritional Quality of Organic Versus Conventional Fruits, Vegetables, and Grains", published in The Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine, found organic crops, on average, contained 29.3% more magnesium, 27% more vitamin C, 21% more iron, 13.6% more phosphorus, 26% more calcium, 11% more copper, 42% more manganese, 9% more potassium and 15% lower nitrates. In crops such as spinach, lettuce, cabbage and potatoes, organically grown crops showed even higher nutritional superiority.
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