'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier

British study finds no better nutrient value than in conventionally produced foods

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Rarback indicated that the ability to get solid research on organic versus conventionally produced products is hampered by variations in the production process.

"There are so many variables," she said. "Where is something grown? Where is it shipped from? How long was it on the truck? There are going to be variables in terms of nutrition just from production methods."

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There's more on food and the nutrients in food at the United States Department of Agriculture.

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