December 1, 2011

Organic foods extend the expectancy of life

A recent study published journal Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences shows that eating organic food products (fruits and vegetables) every day in moderation may extend life, keep your body healthy and maintain ideal weight remains. Organic foods can be defined as all foods produced with minimum or entirely free of chemical elements (fertilizer, peptisida, hormones, and drugs). 

According to a study by experts from Britain, France and Poland, fruits and vegetables are grown without artificial fertilizers generally contain more nutrients, including vitamin C. Thus, the consumption of organic foods can prolong the life of an average of 25 days of a man and a woman 17 days.

"They are lucky to even be able to live a little longer a few months and even up to five years," the researchers said. Dr Kirsten Brandt, principal investigator of Newcastle University, as well as observers about the quality of food and health, said organic food can increase the quality of a person's health in general. In addition, plays an important role in helping the body burn fat and maintain ideal weight remains. 

"The numbers are quite relevant, based on all information available. Most people probably will not live long, but you can get some luck to extend the life of several months, and even up to five years, by eating organic foods," he concluded.



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