Eating Organic Food May Prevent Cancer, say scientists

Chemical Free Life

Here is another reason to ditch the highly processed foods at the grocery store and conventional and fast food restaurants:  According to new results from a longitudinal study people who regularly eat organic food may be less likely to develop cancer than those who don’t.


Does eating organic food prevent cancer? Yes, a new study suggests

Study overview

A team of researchers studied 68,946 adult volunteers from France who provided information on how often they ate organic food, drinks and even dietary supplements. Participants were given a score, based on how often they eat organic food ranging from “most of the time” to “never” or “I don’t know.”

Results

During two follow-up appointments, one in 2009 and another in 2016, the researchers then tracked cancer diagnoses, the most prevalent being breast cancer. Other cancers observed included prostate cancer, skin cancer, colorectal cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphomas and lymphomas.

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