4 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Eating Organic - Deepstash
Fewer pesticides and heavy metals
  • Fruits, vegetables and grains labeled organic are grown without the use of most synthetic pesticides or artificial fertilizers.
  • While such chemicals have been deemed ...

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4 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Eating Organic

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More healthy fats
  • When it comes to meat and milk, organic products can have about 50% more omega-3 fatty acids, a type of unsaturated healthy fat, than conventionally produced products.

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No antibiotics or synthetic hormones
  • Conventional livestock can be fed antibiotics to protect against illness, making it easier for farmers to raise animals in crowded or unsanitary conditions.
  • traces of these substances...

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More antioxidants, in some cases.
  • In a recent six-year study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, researchers found that organic onions had about a 20% higher antioxidant content than conventionally grown...

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