Stanford University compares organic and non-organic food

A new study coming from Stanford University was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.  Researchers looked at over 200 studies and saw no significant difference in nutritional content between organic and non-organic foods. However, organic food contained 30% less pesticides than non-organic food. There are critics suggesting that the study would have seen significant results if the correct statistical analysis was utilized. Are you familiar with the new dirty dozen (12 foods to eat organic)? Do you recommend them to your patients?

 

For more information, visit BBC News.

 

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