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Organic Food Study

Is Organic Produce Better For You? Study Says 'Yes'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green

Organic food really is better for your health than its conventional counterparts. At least, that's the conclusion of a new study conducted by research...

Jane Brody Gets It (Really) Wrong 'Debunking' Health Myths

Kristin Wartman | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Wartman

With all the nutrition misinformation out there, one would expect Jane Brody and The New York Times to be more careful about relying on an "expert source" with ties to the biggest agricultural and food companies in the world to debunk health myths.

Wait a Minute -- I Thought Organic Was Supposed to Be Better?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

ou've probably heard about the recent organic food study in which Stanford University researchers conclude that organic foods aren't any more nutritious than conventional foods.

Response to the Organic Debate in the Media

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

Putting a spin on science may grab attention -- but it's not making consumers more informed about their decisions.

Whole Foods CEO: Organic Food Is Worth It

Posted 09.19.2012 | Home

On the heels of a Stanford University study that found little evidence supporting the claim that organic food was healthier, Whole Foods CEO Walter Ro...

Ask Healthy Living: So Are Organic Foods Really Not Any Healthier?

Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

Stanford Organic Study: Should You Take It With a Grain of Salt? (SLIDESHOW)

Linda Watson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Home
Linda Watson

Finally, justification to save a few cents by buying conventionally raised food so they can use the savings for... what? What is more important that feeding your family food that has about one-third less risk of having pesticides or fierce bacteria on it?

The Future of Agriculture Is Not Conventional

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Elizabeth McVay Greene

This organic nonsense has to stop. I'd like to request that those who don't know agriculture cease stoking a divisive debate that misses the heart of the problem: We're not sure how we should grow food, and thus we're not sure how to eat.

Organic Food Study 'Missed the Point'

Heather Pilatic | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Heather Pilatic

This week's controversy surrounding a Stanford study claiming to have established that organic food is no more nutritious than non-organic illustrates the pitfalls of talking about food issues in a consumer frame.

Questions Raised About Controversial Organic Food Study

Posted 09.10.2012 | Home

Last week, a controversial study concluding that organic food has no real health benefit over conventionally grown food received a great deal of media...

Media Coverage Of Organic Food Study Is Half Baked

Sarah Pinneo | Posted 11.04.2012 | Home
Sarah Pinneo

The study, published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, is covered everywhere. But a dozen major news outlets' headlines have missed the point.

Food Labeled 'Organic' Perceived To Taste Better, Study Claims

Slashfood | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

The power of the word "organic" has long been understood by the culinary scribes who write the mouthwatering descriptions for high-end restaurant menu...

Study: Organic Food Is Healthier, Tastier And Better For The Environment

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Does growing food organically really matter? Supporters of conventional agriculture say that organic farming is little more than a fad -- and that org...

The "Is Organic Food Healthier" Debate Reignited

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Organic food is no healthier than conventional food, according to the world's biggest research project into the issue. A review of scientific studies...