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Organic Foods

Organic foods are grown without the aid of artificial chemicals like fertilizers and pesticides and (for animals) antibiotics or growth hormones. They are better for health than non-organic foods, which even with thorough washing and cooking, contain residues of these chemicals.

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Pesticide Deteriorates Respiratory Health in Children Living Near Farms
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Pesticide Bans are the Most Effective Way of Reducing Suicides
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Effects of Pesticides
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Organophosphorus Poisoning
Organosphosphorus compounds are used as insecticides and chemical warfare. They are easily accessible, thus they are a commonly associated with suicides and accidental poisoning... Read More
Shopper’s Guide to Buying Organic Foods
Considering turning organic? Browse through to know more about some great benefits of going organic, and some points to remember... Read More
Organic Foods - 'Natural products'
Organic Foods are produced by the ‘natural method’, without the use of chemicals like pesticides, fertilizers or sewage sludge... Read More
Hookworm Infection - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Hookworm infection, a parasitic intestinal infection is more prevalent in places with poor sanitation and hygiene as the hookworms spread through contaminated soil... Read More
Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping
Healthy grocery shopping is not only about counting calories and checking food labels, but about selecting fresh and seasonal foods and cooking them right... Read More



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