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Organic dairy products


Organic milk is better

So shows a meta-analysis of studies of the past three years that organic dairy products have a significantly higher protein content and just as significantly higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids have and a better omega-3 omega-6 ratio than conventional dairy products. 4

Organic Food: Eating Organic on a Budget Amazon ImageNow we know, however, that a favorable omega-3 omega-6 ratio very positive impact on health, for example, chronic inflammation may have, so that one may assume that the consumption of organic dairy products ( if you tolerate dairy products ) is always more advantageous than that of conventional milk.

At this point we would like to point out that the threshold limit value the responsible authorities leaves plenty of creative freedom and often the limits are adjusted to pesticide contamination in vegetables and not – as you might have dared to hope – vice versa.

Thus, the Government, for example, has limits for some proven hesitation to increase health or water-polluting pesticides. In addition, there are – according to Greenpeace – for about a fifth of plant protection products authorized at all no limits, only so-called quantitative proposals which, if exceeded, however, would not draw any serious consequences, so you understandably hardly devoted to these chemicals in studies attention.

But not enough, also illegal pesticides, which are therefore not allowed, are occasionally found in fruits and vegetables. As you can see only that but what one is looking, illegal pesticides are neither sought nor found in offical studies.

It is interesting in this context is the fact that some chemicals in their harmful effects can exacerbate each other. Unfortunately, these synergistic effects are still poorly studied and therefore can be found in meta-analyzes such as those from Stanford regrettably no place. 2

Organic farming is safer

Back to meta-analysis from Stanford. Aside from pesticide measurements, we also examined studies that dealt with animal husbandry. It was found that conventional farming a higher risk in terms of antibiotic resistance in bacteria formation than the mountains stock farming and that accordingly the meat conventionally produced more burdened with these superbugs is as the flesh of organic animals.

Further evaluations – in whom are said to have revealed no differences between organic and non-organic in the examined studies – related to the nutrient content and the bacterial load of food and the impact of food origin of allergic symptoms.

Organic foods are better

The actual result of this meta-analysis was therefore quite different from that wanted us to believe the media reports. organic foods ARE better than conventional food in our diets. Why, then, the headlines that reminded more of an anti-organic campaign, as plain to the studies conclusion, namely that organic is better? Of course, it was partly because the scientists from Stanford raised the concern, it is not known whether better foods are healthier at the same time (even if such a conclusion would be obvious), probably because the relevant studies were missed.

The anti-organic campaign

The anti-organic campaign could still have very different reasons. Thus, the Stanford study seemed to be a welcome opportunity to the public to manipulate such a way that they begin to believe it is not worthwhile to buy organic food because they supposedly anyway no higher health value would than the usual food. Then one hopes, perhaps, that the increased import or cultivation of genetically modified seeds , the increase of limits for pesticides or maintaining the mass animal stalls without grazing will no longer meet the usual resistance in the population. Also likely to be the future müsigen discussions on transparency in unnecessary things Lebensmitteldeklarierung. After all, why should anyone else value on an organic label or a reference to genetic engineering, if all this does not promise a better quality anyway?

Down with Organic – at any price

And if people still buy organic foods and just will not let go of their desire for clean environment and unpolluted food, then you can still quickly attracts the last card out of his pocket – and has always worked quickly and sustainably. Who buys organic, various media reports 3 , namely must fear that the salad from a farmer descended with extreme right-wing ideas. Yes, it advises customers even organic, to inquire with the shop owner about the political sentiments of the respective manufacturer before buying organic foods.

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Of an organic customers, namely, the already strives to maintain an environmentally and socially compatible lifestyles and eating style, you can certainly ask for this extra effort finally. Who buys the other hand, in FIDL and WALDI needs is the attitude of the suppliers do not have to worry because the whole concept of business and marketing models is already such environmental, animal and inhuman that a possible right settlement of the suppliers it also verschimmern nothing more could.

Is all of this – including the Stanford study and their hype – so just a try, people’s methods of agro-industry (monoculture, high mechanical and energy use) and the products of multinational mega-corporations (GM seed, chemicals) to agree well-intentioned?

Organic foods are nutrient-rich

This suspicion hardens the more so the deeper one goes into the subject. For example, it is incomprehensible that the Stanford researchers wanted have found no significant differences in nutrients and vital substances between organic foods and non-organic foods. Even a first look at the literature and studies in the databases brings ample evidence for the significantly higher nutrients and vital substances in organic foods revealed. And the human benefits including colon health and intestinal srength is proven in many ways.

Organic is better!


Organic chickens are healthier

Now, you may grieve at Stanford, because there is no clear study on “Are organic people healthier?” are. A study on the question “Are organic chicken healthier?” There is. This shows that organic chickens a stronger defense force and have to cope after an infection with a significantly shorter recovery period until they are healthy again, as is the case with conventionally held chickens.

Amazon ImageWe can be so much better off if we would all just stop using dangerous pesticides and chemicals on the food we grow and animals we eat. Organic food is a much better choice!

Even an organic vegetable is – of course – better than conventional vegetables.

One in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine published study found that organically grown vegetables, fruits and grains significantly more vitamin C , magnesium and phosphorus and significantly less nitrates than conventionally grown vegetables contain. Also, it seemed that contain herbal organic products while less protein , for this. higher quality Just as organic products were less contaminated with heavy metals than conventional products. 6 Two other studies showed similar, namely that organic spinach less nitrate, but like organic tomatoes more vitamin C and flavonoids provides more.

Again, it is known that a diet of nitrate-laden foods – can lead to health problems – especially in children. A diet low in nitrate from organic food we would therefore want to designate as much healthier. Furthermore, when more vitamin C, magnesium, and phytochemicals such as flavonoids are contained, the better. The latter were not even taken into account the way in Stanford, although in today’s health and cancer prevention hold a very high priority.

Organic protects better against cancer

And when we’re on the topic of cancer, then you may interested this study of black currant. Here it was discovered that the organic berries not provided the same high yields as currants conventionally treated. However, the reported organic red currants on a higher vitamin C content and cancer cells could obviously better than conventional block currants. From that researchers of the Danish Aarhus University that organic currants have a higher health value for the consumer.

Organic food is much more

With organically produced food but not only counts, what specifically to important nutrients and vital substances in the salad, the potato infected or meat or what is lacking in concrete of contaminants and drug residues. Very important is also the origin of the seeds concerned. Thus, the organic agriculture – still trying to remain GM-free – despite increasing thresholds.

In addition, processed foods are also known. Processed organic foods are but – in contrast to conventional food – free of artificial food additives (eg, artificial sweeteners , artificial colors, preservatives, etc.).

Furthermore, organic foods are usually very carefully and gently and often even processed using highly energy-saving technologies. All of these factors were at Stanford under the table and yet you dare to say with such incomplete information collection, organic food would be not very different from conventional.

Who funded the Stanford study?

Apart from the funding source of the Stanford analysis is referred to as “not available”. So the scientists analyzed more than 200 studies in question, without being paid for it. That seems a bit unusual and could be tempted by certain conjectures, about this, that the lenders do not want to be named, otherwise the objective of the analysis – namely misinformation instead of information – could perhaps be too obvious?

With organic you feel better and not have problems with diseases!

Fortunately, you will not be guided by the mainstream media around by the nose. And so it goes you might like the participants in the following study: The higher quality of organic food you feel that is the hard way – even if it’s still like to give any clear studies. Using a questionnaire, 566 participants were asked about their personal health experiences as a result of switching to organic foods. 70 percent of participants reported significant health effects. Of these reported 70 percent of a better general health, higher energy levels and better resilience in relation to diseases (almost exactly like the organic chicken!). 30 percent of a better mental condition, 24 percent of improved gastric and intestinal functions , 19 percent of better skin , healthier hair and / or nails and 14 percent of less allergic symptoms .

Can organic feed the world?

Organic is better with organic and makes you feel better. Ok, you say, but now when everyone wanted to buy organic food, then large parts of humanity starvation is certain. They will add that organic agriculture finally due to lower yields and higher land at the same time demand certainly could not feed the entire world population. Fortunately, she can – and better long-term than conventional agriculture.

Even though we should be made of almost all pages knows that conventional agriculture constituted with its multitude of chemicals and their genetically modified seeds, the only way to feed the world population, this is definitely not the case. Conventional agriculture may be ONE way. One way of – readily apparent to everyone – sooner rather than later in the ecological collapse and thus end in little glorious finale of mankind.

Organic does not equal organic

Another way is organic farming – and here we are talking about the real biological agriculture (which is implemented according to the rules of organic farming associations, such as organic, Demeter, etc.) and not from the pseudo-biological agriculture, the times just in the hope of higher profits jumped on the organic train erfolgsverheissenden, only meets the minimum legal requirements and – whenever possible – exemptions (eg for food or grazing) exploits. The real organic agriculture can – as the following studies show – not only feed the world population, but to save the earth from impending ecological crisis.

Bio rescues poor countries

In a study by the University of Michigan, for example, the researchers found that organic farming not only in industrialized countries, but especially in the third world the same, if not can achieve even higher yields than conventional farming. Also, this study showed that the global population could be very well bio-feed with the already existing areas – and WITHOUT the environment and people’s health at risk.

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