Day: May 15, 2022

Organic vs GMO foods | Opinion

Activists have convinced Americans that “organic” food is better – healthier, better-tasting, life-extending.

As a result, poor parents feel guilty if they can’t afford to pay $7 for organic eggs.

This misinformation is spread by people like Alexis Baden-Mayer, political director of the Organic Consumers Association. She says organic food is clearly better: “The nutrition is a huge difference.”

But it isn’t. Studies find little difference.

If you still want to pay more for what’s called “organic,” that’s your right. But what’s outrageous is that this group of scientifically illiterate people convinced the government to force all of us to

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Free healthy food delivered to heart attack patients in new study

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, will 12 weeks of free, healthy food delivered to a patient’s door keep the cardiologist at bay?

University of Otago department of medicine post-doctoral fellow Dr Andrew Reynolds hopes to find out with funding announced today from the Health Research Council.

Reynolds is one of six Otago researchers to be granted a $150,000 Explorer Grant.

The funding is aimed at supporting transformative research ideas that have a good chance of making a revolutionary change in managing New Zealanders’ health.

His project looks at whether providing healthy groceries to patients recovering from

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