15 Mar '12, 5pm

Organic vs. Conventional: Is the Proof is in the Nutrition?: Many families chose to spend the extra money on org...

Organic vs. Conventional: Is the Proof is in the Nutrition?: Many families chose to spend the extra money on org...

In recent years, researchers have conducted several controlled studies to compare organic and conventional foods with respect to nutritionalcomposition(Table2).Somestudieshaveconcludedthat organic production methods lead to increases in nutrients, partic- ularly organic acids and polyphenolic compounds, many of which are considered to have potential human health benefits as antiox- idants. However, other studies did not demonstrate differences in nutrients between organic and conventional production methods. Two major hypotheses explaining the possible increases in or- ganic acids and polyphenolics in organic versus conventional foods have been proposed. One hypothesis considers the impacts of differ- ent fertilization practices on plant metabolism. In conventional agri- culture, synthetic fertilizers frequently make nitrogen more avail- able for the plants than do the org...

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