Month: May 2019

The Dirty Dozen and The Clean Fifteen

May 31st, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you've read the blog posts on Organic Food for Sustainability, Problems with Pesticides and Reasons to Go Organic you'll be keen to know how to get started with eating organically. If you can't afford to buy everything organic it's worth knowing which foods are the worst contaminated and which aren't so bad if they are not organic. The ...

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Problems With Pesticides

May 24th, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you've read the blog post on Organic Food for Sustainability you will be aware that there is no doubt that growing food organically, without the use of pesticides, fungicides and artificial fertilisers, is more sustainable for the planet. Evidence shows that eating a largely organic diet reduces exposure to toxic pesticides and herbicides (1). ...

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Reasons to Go Organic

May 17th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Over the last few decades research into whether organic foods are higher in nutrients than conventionally grown foods has shown mixed results. However, more recently the evidence seems to be stacked in favour of organic foods being higher in antioxidants, some vitamins and minerals and omega 3 fats. 6 Reasons to Buy Organic Research finds ...

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Organic Food for Sustainability

May 13th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Evidence from the World Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) indicates that if current practices and trends persist the negative consequences of agriculture on the environment will continue to increase dramatically over the next 30 years and beyond. The results of a study into the possibility of feeding the human population with a global ...

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