Is Organic Really Better? Healthy Food or Trendy Scam?

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  • Published: 13 January 2019
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    Organic food is a huge trend: it promises a healthier and better life. But can Organic food really live up to the expectations or is it just baloney?

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    Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesorganic/

    • Menos The Name
      Menos The Name  2 weeks back

      @Atal Gyawali Mighty be placebo, but I totalt agree

    • Atal Gyawali
      Atal Gyawali  2 weeks back

      Hay and about the taste, organic fruits tastes much better the inorganic.

    • Menos The Name
      Menos The Name  2 weeks back

      @michel Guevara They did not give you the answer which you answered yourself with. May be so. May not.

    • michel Guevara
      michel Guevara  2 weeks back

      why do I get the feeling that this channel is american produced with an english mouthpiece to push american values and nonsense?
      there are global studies that indicate that truly organic produce is 30-60% more vitamin and mineral rich, and yet you say there's no difference? ah, it's to protect the american industrial farming practice responsible for monocultures that destroy environments..I see.

    • George George
      George George  2 weeks back

      Hi,
      Could you possibly kindly aspire a really good take on geothermal energy and on how it can be applied to power humanity emissions free for thousands of years?
      Pretty pleaaaaaaaaaaaaaaZ.

  • J Peezie
    J Peezie  2 hours back

    Organic is much better. The end.

    • tsz kit wong
      tsz kit wong  3 hours back

      0:08 is that lemon an adventure time reference ?

      • Mustafa Niyazi
        Mustafa Niyazi  8 hours back

        making the animation is very easy . just put a bird above the button :D

        • ThePersonThatIs
          ThePersonThatIs  10 hours back

          Anyone else see the Adventure Time Lemongrab reference?

          • Destiny Dixon
            Destiny Dixon  22 hours back

            Does anyone know the different effects on wildlife populations? Ik people say organic helps the bee population but is that true?

            • hydrolien / Lili502
              hydrolien / Lili502  1 days back

              If anyone use chemical (organic or not) we will not eat some chemical.

              • hydrolien / Lili502
                hydrolien / Lili502  4 hours back

                But some spray to kill 🕷 are dangerous for humain, so they say open the window during some hours before come back in the room. So...

              • RainAngel111
                RainAngel111  4 hours back

                Everything is chemicals... You get cyanide in apple seeds and that's deadly poison, but for some reason that's safer to you than the tiny amount of pesticide left on the skin? Pesticides also that humans are basically immune to, because it was designed to kill bugs, not people.

            • hydrolien / Lili502
              hydrolien / Lili502  1 days back

              Pourquoi pas une prochaine vidéo sur les agriculteurs bio, de proximité, qui n’utilise pas de véhicules motorisés et qui utilisent moins d’espace que l’agriculture conventionnelle.
              Ps : j’ai découvert ce type d’agriculture avec le film demain.
              Why not a next video about organic farmers, close to home, who do not use motorized vehicles and who use less space than conventional agriculture.
              Ps: I discovered this type of agriculture with the film « demain ».

              • Philip Turner
                Philip Turner  1 days back

                Stop talking about greenhouse gases. This is a hoax, as CO2 is NOT the cause of climate change, as is well known now that the hoax has been revealed . Global climate change is a natural cyclic process caused by orbital irregularities of the planet and solar cycles and is NOT CAUSED BY CO2 .Any level of CO2 above 40ppm has ever decreasing non linear effects on the planet's atmosphere. CO2 is essential for photosynthesis, and MUST be at a level above about 180ppm for plants to survive and hence the rest of dependent life. Greater levels help plants to be more productive and water efficient. The level of CO2 is quite low at the moment compared to usual earth levels. Check the data.

                • Md.Hemayet Hossain
                  Md.Hemayet Hossain  1 days back

                  3:34 😂😂😂

                  • JustSomeRando
                    JustSomeRando  1 days back

                    HA TAKE THIS VEGANS

                    • PowderPig
                      PowderPig  2 days back

                      Soil degradation though due to industrial farming? Isn't there evidence to suggest crop rotation and growing multiple different plants is better for the surrounding natural world and wildlife?

                      • Nifty
                        Nifty  2 days back

                        Healthy people makes organtic food sales ***stonk***

                        • a boi
                          a boi  2 days back

                          Cant gmo's make their own antioxidants

                          • Pessimistic Pantomath
                            Pessimistic Pantomath  3 days back

                            CHLORPYRIFOS? HELLO? Oh wait, this is a British channel...

                            • Иво Василев
                              Иво Василев  3 days back

                              If is truly organic that means that the fruit or vegetable won't be forced to grow faster, in this way it will taste better. Did you know that every fruit or vegetable is picked up green sprayed with some chemistries and in the way to the store grow without sun inside the trucks ..

                              • bak j
                                bak j  3 days back

                                Organic: just less pesticide
                                somebody said local food, yes concern your local foods
                                Local foods are best healthy for ya

                                • Ednei Campos De Jesus De Brito

                                  0:07 One Little Reference Of The Lemon Grab

                                  • Mellie
                                    Mellie  4 days back

                                    Hmmmm i am having a difficult time accepting that glyphosates are no more harmful for you than a glass of wine every 3 months, given the research linking it to cancer etc. Also let's talk about the environmental cost of all these chemicals be they organic or not. We now hav le whole water systems destroyed by algae related runoff, plants resistant to roundup and fungal diseases that were never pathogenic before due to profilactic use of antifungals in fields. So i think trying to produce food with minimal treatment may be the best for us and the environment...

                                    • Rise from your GRAVE
                                      Rise from your GRAVE  4 days back

                                      You feed a chicken organic soy, you feed a cow organic corn, you have an organic product. That is still a low quality product as chickens didn't evolve eating soy and caws can't easily digest corn. Organic is a smoke screen to distract people from the real issue, that is eating unnatural food that is artificially raised

                                      • Sari Pus
                                        Sari Pus  4 days back

                                        Bird 1 : Joey, Let's buy an organic juice for $5 !
                                        Bird 2 : Let's just drink these regular juice boxes that i got from Food & Stuff for ¢1

                                      • Noromiz
                                        Noromiz  4 days back

                                        Wait a second? Is it okay for US "Organic" Farmers to use pesticides etc.?
                                        In DK it is illegal to use any kind of pesticide (natural or not) in organic farming, thought they do use biopesticides in greenhouses (they release predatory insects to kill the harmful ones).

                                        • quadangle53
                                          quadangle53  4 days back

                                          Home grown is the best

                                          • Firmansyah Putra
                                            Firmansyah Putra  4 days back

                                            TOXIC IS TOXIC

                                            • Cristian Motta
                                              Cristian Motta  4 days back

                                              Muy buen video, gracias por hacer un trabajo que sintetiza de una forma tan clara la información

                                              • Lia Johnson
                                                Lia Johnson  4 days back

                                                And there you have it. Eat seasonal and save your money suckersssss 😆🤘🏽

                                                • trux the destroyer
                                                  trux the destroyer  4 days back

                                                  I can't live I a world without vehicles or fruit I need fruit its sweet and yummy and eyes I like carrots, brocoly, cucumber, colieflower, beans and peas!

                                                  • An Original Name
                                                    An Original Name  4 days back

                                                    0:51 Ron Swanson back at it again

                                                    • Matthew Smith
                                                      Matthew Smith  5 days back

                                                      "Vedimens" 🤣 british accents are funny

                                                      • SirDigo
                                                        SirDigo  5 days back

                                                        7:18 adventure time? Is that you?

                                                        • Dare The Astronaut
                                                          Dare The Astronaut  5 days back

                                                          Avocado had fins grass sword

                                                          • Z3v Z31ch1ck
                                                            Z3v Z31ch1ck  5 days back

                                                            Most of his videos are true but this video is a lie they payed him to say that

                                                            • Grant Miller
                                                              Grant Miller  5 days back

                                                              I've been saying organic is just a waste of money for a while on a hunch. Feel vindicated to be right haha.

                                                              • Cameron Henderson
                                                                Cameron Henderson  5 days back

                                                                I get organic because it tastes better to me

                                                                • David Piney
                                                                  David Piney  5 days back

                                                                  You sir are a propagandist.

                                                                  • Rifle648 _YT
                                                                    Rifle648 _YT  5 days back

                                                                    Poison Ivy’s organic, so are deer berries.

                                                                    • Andon Giese
                                                                      Andon Giese  6 days back

                                                                      5.4k Karens disliked this video

                                                                    • Jane Myers
                                                                      Jane Myers  6 days back

                                                                      There are a lot of points that I agree with in this video but buying "local food that's in season" isn't always the best option because most local farms also use pesticides, gmo, bad fertilizers. The best option is to grow your own food. There, you know what you put into it. But yeah, most people don't have that opportunity. Regardless, eating more fruits and vegetables of any kind is definitely a healthy option. Thank you for your videos! Very informative and fun to watch!

                                                                      • Syfire
                                                                        Syfire  6 days back

                                                                        so we are fucked either way

                                                                        • Ricalloo
                                                                          Ricalloo  6 days back

                                                                          Indeed the only time I buy organic is if the flavor and texture are better. Which can happen. For example I think organic radishes taste was better than bland conventional.

                                                                          • Felix Keenan
                                                                            Felix Keenan  7 days back

                                                                            I'd be more interested to see a picture of the place something is grown, either on the packet or through a Web link... That would tell me MUCH more than if its organic or not. Landscape patterning is important.

                                                                            • just ignore me
                                                                              just ignore me  1 weeks back

                                                                              not everyone could afford organic food, Carmen. maybe you should check your PRIVILEGE!

                                                                              • nicol RB
                                                                                nicol RB  1 weeks back

                                                                                Translating: one takes space, one takes chemicals, both are healthy, if you want to make a difference then BUY SEASONAL

                                                                                • fasya 77
                                                                                  fasya 77  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Technically if you really think about it everything is natural

                                                                                  • Lulu Parl
                                                                                    Lulu Parl  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Anything becomes Toxic when it is been used by extremists and those who spread fear.

                                                                                    • Burak Opsar
                                                                                      Burak Opsar  1 weeks back

                                                                                      C A P I T A L I S M 💜

                                                                                      • F admin Mat
                                                                                        F admin Mat  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Türkçe altyazı ekleyen arkadaşa teşekkürler

                                                                                        • delnaja17
                                                                                          delnaja17  1 weeks back

                                                                                          Is that Brazil flag colors on the pesticide bottle?...lol...