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Scientists: Organic Food is mostly hype

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  1. SOS

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  2. d0uche_n0zzle

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    Keep your chemicals, maaan. I'll stick to my less poisoned foods.
     
  3. whiskeyguy

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    I've been saying this for a while. My mother's side of the family is in the cattle business, my father's side farms in the California Central Valley. Both go organic to some extent or another, but simply for the added income. There have actually been studies that say not being exposed to a very diluted amount of chemicals limits the body's natural ability to build immunity to them, which will make you susceptible to getting sick when you're inevitably exposed to them in the future.

    Also organic farming is less efficient, meaning you can feed less people for the same amount of money, using the same amount of land.
     
  4. Mags

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    Got any links to those trendy-studies?

    I'll take less poison in my food over more poison, thank you.
     
  5. Creasy Bear

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    These globalist lies don't fool Kirk. He'll continue to go to Whole Foods and demand that they take his money.
     
  6. d0uche_n0zzle

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    Grass fed beef is tasty.
     
  7. Lord Zero

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    Science is a bit late on this story.
     
  8. Neon

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    Not to mention the Greenwashing industry. The term "organic" is a big money maker, both because of the people who only buy organic, and due to the fact that you can get away charging more for organic food. And since there is no definitive standard on what constitutes organic food, I'd guess that plenty of organic-only people are eating food that is no different from non-organic brands, but is presented as such because of a technicality, or flat out lie.
     
  9. tysonpunchinguterus

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    Does that idiot really think that farmers are adding artificial flavors to foods if the food isn't organic? He should watch the episode of Penn & Teller's Bullshit that deals with organic food--especially the part where they have people taste the bananas.
     
  10. whiskeyguy

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    I'll try to find them later when I have more time.

    /Trendy out (for now)

    Yeah it is, but grass-fed beef isn't necessarily organic.
     
  11. d0uche_n0zzle

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    Never really thought beef was very 'organic'.
     
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    [video=youtube;8Zqe4ZV9LDs]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Zqe4ZV9LDs[/video]

    Love the hipster reaction when they are told they chose non organic.
     
  13. whiskeyguy

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    You can absolutely have organic beef. You just have to use organic feed... either via hay/grain or make sure your pastures are organic. I think there are also limitations as to what type of vaccinations and other medicines you can give them.
     
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    Carnies and rubes.
     
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    I'm cheap and lazy, and therefore don't do organic too often, but I absolutely don't believe that "organic food is mostly hype." Though I'm pretty sure with shit like bananas and oranges the thick skin, that you don't eat, prevents the pesticides from penetrating the edible portion of the fruit.
     
  16. Norm Stansfield

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    Everyone's entitled to their opinion. You think organic food is better, scientists think you're a moron.
     
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    Why do people assume that pesticide technology has not evolved since the days they just dropped toxic poison on crops? Do you really think that all the biologists, chemists, doctors, etc. in that industry all just don't care? Or maybe they understand the topic on a deeper level than "PESITICIDES KILL THINGS SO THEY ARE BAD FOR YOU!!!"

    Chocolate will kill your dog. Avocado will kill an Iguana. You don't think it's possible to create something that will keep food pest free but will not leech into your food and give you brain fever?
     
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    Anyone with a half a brain should know organic is bullshit. It MAY taste better depending on what it was fed if its an animal but nutrition wise organic is absolute horse shit.
     
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    There's also another factor in play here - people who are organic-only tend to eat more healthy overall. Otherwise why go organic? That can cause the false perception that eating organic is healthier. If you just ate healthy period you'd be healthier. The organic part of it is irrelevant. I had a roommate once who would eat organic chocolate spread. I always thought it kinda defeated the purpose, unless you were paranoid about pesticides, which is just silly.
     
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    Even with other fruits and vegetables, the chemicals are so diluted by the time you eat the food, their toxicity level are way within acceptable levels. We've been eating food treated with chemicals for decades, and our life expectancy has only increased during that time.

    I'd much rather we fed more people with less land than depend on organic food.

    Edit: I also get a kick out of the local hippies who obnoxiously champion the organic movement, then smoke their weed which is often treated with many more chemicals, at much higher levels.
     
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    Yay, I'm healthy and eating only natural organic things, right before I take 600 mg of tricyclicedomoxin and 150 of blaxasolfurisol for my Restless Leg Syndrome.
     
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    I prefer farmers market veggies/fruit. There's a huge difference in taste. Organic/regular? Both at the store? Same thing.
     
  23. d0uche_n0zzle

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    The real difference is the wetback picking it washes his hands with one, and not the other. Your choice on which is which.*



























    *Wetbacks wash their hands after taking a dump. HAHAHAHAHAHA
     
  24. whiskeyguy

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    That's absolutely a valid point. The food is a lot fresher, and usually grown on smaller farms that spend more attention to detail. Also you're usually getting a better grade at the farmer's market, while lesser grades go to wholesale distribution plants.
     
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    Yup. I'm a firm believer of "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger".

    Too many people running around using disinfectant wipes on everything
    and trying to live in a bubble. Germs are here to stay. Get used to them.
     

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