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Is Non-Organic Food Full of Chemicals?

3/20/2013

Recently, Best Food Facts launched a series of videos about GMOs, which spurred many questions. One question that seemed to be on everyone's mind was the differences between organic and non-organic food. One viewer asked, "Is non-organic food full of chemicals?"

To answer this question, we reached out to Dr. Ruth MacDonald, Chair and Professor of the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, Iowa State University.

Study Claims Organic Is Not More Nutritious

9/4/2012

Do you buy organic? If so, why? A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine by Standford University researchers may change your mind about eating organic.

Consumer Question - Is It OK to Use Leftover Onions?

8/16/2011

Blog post from Dr. Ruth MacDonald about using leftover vegetables and onions.

Organic versus Conventional Foods: Is There a Nutritional Difference?

11/15/2010

Discussion with Dr. Ruth MacDonald, Chair of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University , regarding the nutritional difference between organic and non-organic foods.

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