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Stanford Organic Food Study

Poll Reveals Surprising Attitudes About Organic Food

Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

More than half of Americans think an organic label is just an excuse to charge higher prices even though more people are concerned about the environme...

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.

Does Stanford's Study on Organic Food Have You Seeing Red? Does It Mean You Could Save Some Green in Your Eating?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Except for the added cost, there isn't much of a downside to buying organic. But if you can't afford the added cost of organics, fill up your recyclable shopping bag with the freshest produce you can find and you'll be serving yourself and your family well.

Let's Ask the Right Questions about Organics and Health

Karen Levy | Posted 11.26.2012 | Food
Karen Levy

As a public health scientist and as a public citizen, and I have come to the conclusion that for the health of our families, the health of the environment, and the health of the people who work to put food on our dinner tables, we should stick with organic.

Stanford Organic Study Authors Face Petition to Retract 'Fatally Flawed' Study

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.20.2012 | Food
Paul Raeburn

According to Rosie Mestel at The Los Angeles Times, the study was followed by "days of heated reaction," and activists have now launched a petition drive demanding that the researchers retract their "fatally flawed" study. Then she neatly proceeds to dismantle the petition.

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.

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...

The Future of Agriculture Is Not Conventional

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 11.11.2012 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food

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 | Food
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.