Organic Food is Better for you

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Originally Published on THE MIND UNLEASHED

This settles the debate over organic foods.

Are organic foods really healthier than non-organic foods? Researchers from Newcastle University in England have reviewed and conducted meta-analysis on 343 peer-reviewed scientific studies in an effort to find out if organic foods contained greater nutritional value than conventional foods. The results will probably shock some, but will confirm what many people already knew; organic foods are indeed much healthier for human consumption than ‘conventional’ foods.

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Consumerism Stats [Infographic]

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For our third exclusive infographic, we decided to picked up on an issue that really has a visible impact in our lives: Consumerism.

Of course, we all enjoy shopping around, and get access to worldwide items, bought trough a simple click of a button. Or drive around in our brand new cars, feeling free, independent and happy. Or go to some exotic restaurant, and taste the mysterious flavors of foreign cuisine.

But, here’s the thing: when we look up at the numbers behind the impact of those everyday pleasures, and think about the ongoing debate about climate change and the all the other environmental impacts caused by that lifestyle, one thing gets clear: we need to change.

Take a look at some of the numbers we’re bringing you here, and think about it.

Or better yet, act upon it.

Source:
Visualoop