Organic Vs. Non-Organic Foods: Hardly a Difference Essay

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Just because foods are locally grown does not mean they magically have super nutritional qualities and scrumptious tastes. Also, it's proven that there is not a nutritional difference between conventionally grown foods and organic foods. Organic does not mean quality, as it can look like and have the same superb taste as non-organic foods. Hundreds of studies and scientists researching have discovered that there is not a substantial difference between organic and non-organic food, therefore it is a waste of money. Adding to this, some argue that organic food is grown at levels surpassing conventionally grown food. Because although organic food is a growing market, it is not healthier than non-organic food for numerous reasons being; there …show more content…
There is an unsubstantial, minuscule amount of quality evidence to prove that organic has more nutrition than non-organic food. Out of more than 52,000 journal articles only 162 were unbiased and reached standards to do research on. Of those 162 studies, it was concluded that there isn’t any nutritional benefits to organic food.
As previously stated, organic food is not worth more money than conventionally grown food. Times magazine performed a taste test, and organic food were seldom chosen as the better tasting option. “Nonetheless, the results are fascinating and suggest that it is not worth paying extra for organic food, which is on average 60% more than conventional produce” (Ellison1). Furthermore, there is such microscopic amounts of pesticide found in conventionally grown food that there is no evidence deeming it to be harmful. Also the statement “nature knows best” is horribly wrong in the argument of organic and non-organic foods, because before food was conventionally grown, food supplies were often ruined by droughts and diseases. The ability to grown food conventionally has been vitally important to production of food, and without any nutritional and quality differences it is not worth the sixty percent markup. Ellison argues that within the past fifty years with uses of pesticides and other synthetic chemicals, the life

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