Is organic healthier?
Nutritionist Kerry Torrens discusses whether organic produce is healthier, the labels to look for and which foods, if any, are worth adding to your shopping list.
- Limited use of only naturally-derived pesticides
- No genetically modified ingredients
- No routine use of antibiotics
- No use of growth stimulants like hormones
- No artificial colours or preservatives
- And the livestock is free-range
What’s the difference between organic and non-organic produce?
Does this mean organic food is healthier for me?
When is buying organic food beneficial?
When should I buy organic?
When to invest
When to save
- Sweetcorn on the cob
Is it still better to eat non-organic fruits and veggies than none at all?
What certification should I look for when buying organic?
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Kerry Torrens BSc. (Hons) PgCert MBANT is a registered nutritionist with a post graduate diploma in personalised nutrition & nutritional therapy. She is a member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and a member of the Guild of Food Writers. Over the last 15 years she has been a contributing author to a number of nutritional and cookery publications including BBC Good Food.
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