Navigation Links
'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier
Date:7/29/2009

British study finds no better nutrient value than in conventionally produced foods ,,,,

WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Food that beckons from the organic aisles of grocery stores may not be any better for you than what lines the rest of supermarket shelves.

According to a British review of studies done over the past 50 years, organic and conventionally produced foods have about the same nutrient content, suggesting that neither is better in terms of health benefits.

"We did not find any important differences in nutrient content between organically and conventionally produced foods," said study author Alan Dangour, a registered public health nutritionist with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Nonetheless, the researchers noted, organic foods continue to grow in popularity. In the United Kingdom, the market share for organic foods increased 22 percent from 2005 to 2007, they said.

Likewise, the market for organic foods in the United States has grown at about a 20 percent rate each year since 1990, reaching $13.8 billion in consumer sales in 2005, according to the Organic Trade Association. That represents 2.5 percent of total food sales in the country, the trade group noted.

"As a registered dietitian, it is good to see that a systematic review of the literature supports what has long been believed -- that the nutritional content of traditionally grown foods and organic foods are comparable," said Connie Diekman, director of university nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis and past president of the American Dietetic Association. "This report provides confirmation for consumers that if they choose conventionally grown foods or organic foods they will be meeting their nutritional needs."

The review zeroed in on 162 studies that dealt with the nutrient content of foods. Only 55 were of what the researchers considered to be "satisfactory quality" -- a stro
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. All-Natural Organic Yerba Mate and Organic Aloe Vera Exfoliating Soaps will Help Save Your Skin(TM)
2. BeeCeuticals Organics Introduces First Dual Certified Body Care Product and Eco-Friendly Packaging Made from Corn
3. The Organic Trade Association Hails Preliminary Research Findings Showing Nutritional Benefits of Organic Products
4. Natures Baby Organics Announces Ah-Choo! Chest Rub
5. it Girl Public Relations Adds O.N.I. New Organic Food Delivery Service to Its Lifestyle Division
6. Nations Largest Retailers Accused of Organic Fraud
7. The Ultimate Valentines Day Gift: Indulgent Organic Chocolate for Women That Combines Great Taste & Functional Ingredients
8. Marteks lifesDHA(TM) Featured in Three New Offerings of Baby Food from Plum Organics
9. Novel organic metal hybrids that will revolutionize materials science and chemical engineering
10. New understanding of how big molecules bind will lead to better drugs, synthetic organic materials
11. Horizon Organic(R) Family Farmer Network Grows by Nearly 35 Percent
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier
(Date:7/30/2015)... Hills, CA (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... of the Argus II retinal implant, more commonly known as the “bionic eye,” researchers ... as a safe and viable tool for patients facing or already affected by complete ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... ... presentation of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) ... Arthroplasty pertaining to how soon after undergoing hip replacement surgery (THR) patients are able ... Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO) surgeon Nathan Ehmer D.O . is seeing in ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 30, ... ... to highlight the right and necessity for women to ensure their children have ... healthy development of children from pre-birth by offering discount cards for many prescription ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... Plano, TX (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 ... ... best content available for their clients, BOC approved provider of online continuing ... six new course offerings to their exclusive Andrews Research and Education Sports Medicine ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... , ... Avatar Solutions has received official approval from CMS to administer the ... CAHPS for PQRS Survey collects information about patients’ experiences of care within the ... or they will receive a 2% penalty in 2017. At this point in time, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Vision Enhancing “Bionic Eye” Deemed Safe For Long Term Use After Three Year Clinical Trial 2Health News:SRO Surgeon Dr. Nathan Ehmer Backs Up Latest Study That Total Hip Replacement Surgery Patients Are Resuming Normal Activities Sooner 2Health News:SRO Surgeon Dr. Nathan Ehmer Backs Up Latest Study That Total Hip Replacement Surgery Patients Are Resuming Normal Activities Sooner 3Health News:Medicationdiscountcard.com Encourages Pre-Natal Wellness in Time for World Breast-Feeding Week 2Health News:Medicationdiscountcard.com Encourages Pre-Natal Wellness in Time for World Breast-Feeding Week 3Health News:Medicationdiscountcard.com Encourages Pre-Natal Wellness in Time for World Breast-Feeding Week 4Health News:Elite Online Continuing Education Provider Adds Six New Athletic Training Courses to Exclusive Andrews Research and Education Sports Medicine Series 2Health News:Elite Online Continuing Education Provider Adds Six New Athletic Training Courses to Exclusive Andrews Research and Education Sports Medicine Series 3Health News:Avatar Solutions Approved to Administer CAHPS for Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) 2Health News:Avatar Solutions Approved to Administer CAHPS for Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) 3
... glutamate, which occurs naturally in the brain as a byproduct of ... ... (Vocus) April 30, 2009 -- UCSF researchers have identified ... the brain as a byproduct of metabolism, and greater disease burden ...
... reform and the range of options being promoted, CodeBlueNow! a nonpartisan nonprofit ... ... WA (PRWEB) April 30, 2009 -- CodeBlueNow!, a nonpartisan, nonprofit seeking to ... guide to the language and key elements of health care reform. ...
... program consisting of one counseling session and two follow-up ... correctly performing breast self- exams. These are the findings of ... American Journal of Health Promotion . , Funded ... the first to show intervention programs can be effective in ...
... on others, at expense of their own mental health ... American women interviewed for a survey released today by ... sagging economy has negatively affected their lives or the ... women may be neglecting their own needs while focusing ...
... Kaiser Permanente lead author recommends comprehensive approach to management ... women with asthma, the most common condition affecting the ... asthma in order to optimize the health of mother ... in the current issue of the New England ...
... 29 Reaching optimal levels for cholesterol and high blood ... prevent a second stroke or heart attack, according to a ... Program at the American Academy of Neurology,s 61st Annual Meeting ... four risk factors for stroke: high LDL cholesterol, low HDL ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Glutamate Identified As Predictor of Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis 2Health News:Glutamate Identified As Predictor of Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis 3Health News:New Health Care Reform Glossary Published 2Health News:Women 10 times more likely to do breast self-exams correctly with intervention, KP study finds 2Health News:Women's Mental Health Hit Hard by Recession, Yet Many Show Resilience and Resourcefulness in Coping With Stress 2Health News:Women's Mental Health Hit Hard by Recession, Yet Many Show Resilience and Resourcefulness in Coping With Stress 3Health News:Women's Mental Health Hit Hard by Recession, Yet Many Show Resilience and Resourcefulness in Coping With Stress 4Health News:Management of Asthma During Pregnancy Can Optimize Health of Mother and Baby, According to Recommendations 2Health News:Management of Asthma During Pregnancy Can Optimize Health of Mother and Baby, According to Recommendations 3Health News:Management of Asthma During Pregnancy Can Optimize Health of Mother and Baby, According to Recommendations 4Health News:Controlling Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Adds Up to Prevent Stroke 2
(Date:7/29/2015)... Pa. , July 29, 2015 ... UNS), a developer, manufacturer and supplier of injectable ... the Imperium™ platform of instant patch pumps for ... disposable, multi-day wearable insulin pump that does not ... it is prefilled and pre-assembled like an insulin ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... July 29, 2015  Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX ... fiscal third quarter ended June 27, 2015.  Quarterly revenues ... and 12.2% on a constant currency basis.  GAAP earnings ... EPS of $0.43 increased 16.2%. "Our third ... made in building a company that can grow sustainably ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... 29, 2015 WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ... technology platform company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical ... and the United States , ... the second-quarter of 2015 after the New York Stock ... be Friday morning, August 14, 2015 Shanghai time). The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Unilife Introduces World's First Instant Patch Pump for Insulin 2Unilife Introduces World's First Instant Patch Pump for Insulin 3Unilife Introduces World's First Instant Patch Pump for Insulin 4Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 2Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 3Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 4Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 5Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 6Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 7Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 8Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 9Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 10Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 11Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 12Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 13Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 14Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 15Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 16Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 17Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 18Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 19Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 20Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 21Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 22Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 23Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 24Hologic Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 25WuXi PharmaTech Schedules Second-Quarter 2015 Earnings Release 2
... 2011 Innocoll, Inc. announced it has entered into ... China for CollaGUARD surgical adhesion barrier for the prevention ... Dr. Michael Myers, President and CEO stated ... becoming an increasingly important and dynamic market for medical ...
... 2011 IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ) ... by introducing an optional MicroPulse module in the Company,s ... portfolio of infrared, yellow and green laser systems which ... systems delivering a green wavelength have been our highest ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Innocoll Enters Partnership With Pioneer Pharma in China for the Distribution of CollaGUARD 2Innocoll Enters Partnership With Pioneer Pharma in China for the Distribution of CollaGUARD 3IRIDEX Launches New MicroPulse™ Module Targeting the Broad Ophthalmology Laser Photocoagulation Market 2IRIDEX Launches New MicroPulse™ Module Targeting the Broad Ophthalmology Laser Photocoagulation Market 3
High temp cauteries, fine tip micro....
Strongly curved 90 degree, working part 200 mm....
Aaron 2250 is a multipurpose electrosurgical generator with monoploar and bi-polar functions....
Sabre 180 is a powerful niche generator....
Medicine Products: