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Orange Juice can Keep Cancer Away

Posted September 15, 2013

Oranges could prove to be crucial in cancer prevention, say researchers. In a forthcoming review article from Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal, a publication of Routledge, researchers reviewed available evidence that links orange juice with cancer chemoprevention, reports Science Daily.

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Fresh orange juice will help consumers meet fruit intake targets: Researchers

Posted January 7, 2013

Moderate consumption of 100% orange juice should be encouraged by policy makers to help the public meet national recommendations for fruit intake, say researchers.

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100% Orange juice consumption is associated with better diet quality, improved nutrient adequacy, decreased risk for obesity, and improved biomarkers of health in adults

Posted December 13, 2012

Consumption of 100% orange juice (OJ) has been positively associated with nutrient adequacy and diet quality, with no increased risk of overweight/obesity in children; however, no one has examined these factors in adults. The purpose of this study was to examine the association of 100% OJ consumption with nutrient adequacy, diet quality, and risk factors for metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a nationally representative sample of adults.

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Organic farms harbor far less antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Posted April 30, 2012

As if there werent enough good reasons to purchase your food from organic farms, here is another encouraging tidbit from researchers at University of Marylands Institute for Applied Environmental Health: organic farms turn out to harbor significantly less antibiotic-resistant bacteria than conventional farms.

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Organic farming reduces antibiotic resistant bacteria

Posted April 30, 2012

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria were less common on chicken farms that had recently switched to organic farming practices when compared to those that continued to use conventional farming practices, finds a study of organic poultry farms in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The results are published online in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.

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Organic-Tomato-Juice-Contains-More-Beneficial-Phenolic-Components-Than-Juice-from-Conventionally-Grown-Crops

Posted April 30, 2012

Organic tomato juice contains more phenolic components than juice from conventionally grown crops, according to a new study published in the journal Food Chemistry. The study was directed by Rosa M. Lamuela, a lecturer from the Department of Nutrition and Bromatology of the University of Barcelona (UB) and researcher for the Nutrition and Food Safety Research Institute (INSA) and the Spanish Biomedical Research Centre-Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBERobn)

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Raw organic foods have stronger ‘energy field’ than cooked or pasteurized conventional foods

Posted April 30, 2012

Food is food, some might claim, and it does not really matter whether or not it is cooked or raw, conventional or organic. The nutritive value remains the same regardless. Or does it? A recent report from Activist Post explains that, based on analysis using a technique known as Kirlian photography, researchers have discovered that the energy fields surrounding raw, organic produce are stronger and more uniform than the energy fields surrounding cooked, conventional produce.

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Study Says Organic Better in Every Way

Posted April 30, 2012

Shoppers in your stores may not always choose the organic option, but my guess it that they are glad its there. If they read a new study from Rodale Institute, they may be more apt to head to the products that carry that green and white USDA seal.

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Organic and Natural: What is the Difference?

Posted April 30, 2012

Shopping for organic and natural products is quite confusing nowadays and sometimes the terms organic and natural seem to be used inaccurately.

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Organic strawberries better pollinated

Posted April 30, 2012

Organic cultivation methods not only benefit biodiversity; they also appear to have a positive effect on the ecosystem service pollination. In a study of strawberry plants in Sk

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