09 Apr '11, 1pm

Just Because It's Organic Doesn't Mean It's Healthy

Just Because It's Organic Doesn't Mean It's Healthy

This is in no way intended to argue that organic foods are not better for you than their conventional counterparts. We all know that they are free of pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides that make us sick down the line. When I shop at Earth Fare and Rosewood Market , I can be quite sure that their products will also be free of high fructose corn syrup and the health concerns that tend to go along with it. But just because it's organic, doesn't mean it's always good for you and here's why: 1. Sugar is Sugar Foods that are high in sugar, no matter whether it's organic sugar or not, are not good for you. The highs and lows of a high sugar diet cause us to overeat while sending our moods on a rollercoaster. Moreover, the cause of our obesity epidemic isn't fat, but rather, it's sugar , according to new studies: "Fat is not the problem," says Dr. Walter Willett, chairman of...

Full article: http://planetgreen.discovery.com/food-health/just-because...

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