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Are All Organic Foods Versus Conventional Foods Healthier for Human Health?

Thesis Statement: Organic foods are not healthier for human health as compared to conventional food.

  1. Introduction
  2. Statement of Problem: Due to the modifications and use of chemicals involved in making convectional food people argue that organic foods are superior in terms of health benefits to humans.
  3. Glossary of Terms: Terms will be defined in detail at the appendices section.
  4. Research Question: Are all organic foods versus conventional foods healthier for human health?
  5. Thesis Statement: Organic foods are not healthier for human health as compared to conventional food.
  6. Literature Review
  7. Organic foods are safe and healthier as they are grown naturally.
  8. Organic foods contain have less chemical content than conventional foods.
  9. Organic foods are better in terms of taste, health, nutrients and safety.
  10. Conventional foods are safe and healthier as they are grown through genetic engineering processes.
  11. Conventional foods have less chemical content than organic foods
  12. Conventional foods are better in terms of taste, health, nutrients and safety
  • Discussion
  1. Organic foods are safe and healthier as they are grown naturally.
  2. Conventional foods are safe and healthier as they are grown through genetic engineering processes.
  3. Conclusion

Both organic and conventional foods have health benefits for humans. Conventional foods have more health benefits to humans than organic foods due to their ability to resist absorption of chemicals and herbicides and nutrient content.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Works Cited

Mayo Clinic. Nutrition and Healthy Living. Mayo Clinic, 2017,

www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/organic-food/art-20043880? pg=2. Accessed 4 May 2017.

The researchers, made up of mayo clinic staff found out that there is no difference between organic and non-organic foods when it comes to such factors as the price. It was found that both organic and conventionally grown apples have same fiber and vitamins.

Watson, Stephanie. Organic Food no more Nutritious than Conventionally Grown Food. Harvard Health Publication: Harvard Medical School, 2012, www.health.harvard.edu/blog/organic-food-no-more-nutritious-than-conventionally-grown-food-201209055264. Accessed 3 May 2017.

The author, using data from Annals of internal medicine Watson found that even though organic foods are safer as compared to conventional foods they have little extra nutritional benefits to offer compared to conventional foods.

Lomborg, Bjorn. “Think Organic Food is Better for You, Animals, and the Planet? Think Again.” Frontiers of Freedom, 2016, www.ff.org/think-organic-food-is-better-for-you-animals-and-the-planet-think again/?gclid=Cj0KEQjw6LXIBRCUqIjXmdKBxZUBEiQA_f50PgYP7BwBWIwEIuifXDQZYXDS7yTjzU8DhYhSEUO_q9gaAoNe8P8HAQ.

The author uses data from a five-year U.S study to show that there is no difference between organic and conventional diets. In fact, he found out that organics do not avoid pesticides. Organic pesticides like copper sulfate are associated with liver diseases in France.

 

 

 

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