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Sheila Mukherjee : 

Sheila Mukherjee Organic Food “Survival of the Fittest: Organic food, worth it or not?”

Purpose of Organic Food Presentation : 

Provide information on its benefits Inform of dangers of chemicals on foods Become more open minded about change in diet Purpose of Organic Food Presentation

What is an Organic Food? : 

Organic food uses NO: Growth hormones Pesticides Fertilizers with synthetic ingredients What is an Organic Food?

Organic vs. Non-Organic Foods : 

More nutritional value than regular food (ota.com, 2010) Organic vs. Non-Organic Foods

Marketing and Advertising : 

More organic advertisements in TV commercials Organic aisle sections in major stores Marketing and Advertising

Are Organic Foods Worth the Cost? : 

More expensive than regular foods Quality of organic food outweighs the monetary cost – well worth it! More nutritional Tastes better Less risk of health issues Are Organic Foods Worth the Cost?

QUESTIONS? : 

QUESTIONS?

References : 

(2010). Organic Trade Association. Retrieved on July 31, 2010 from ota.com’s website http://www.ota.com/organic/mt/business.html (2010). Food Additives. Retrieved on July 31, 2010 from healthyeatingadvisor.com’s website http://www.healthyeatingadvisor.com/food-additives.html (2010). Pesticides. Retrieved on July 31, 2010 from pollutionissues.com’s website http://www.pollutionissues.com/Na-Ph/Pesticides.html Jegtiv, Shereen (2008). Organic Food Basics. Retrieved on August 8, 2010 from nutrition.about.com’s website http://nutrition.about.com/od/recipesmenus/a/organic.htm References

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