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Organic is exploited by the industry and is fraudulent and misleading

Organic Marketing Report The report reportedly paid more than necessary for organic food, argues that perception and belief on organic certification that consumers have, associating with healthier, nutritious and safe food , has been exploited by industry organic and fraudulently misleading.
On the other hand ecological point producers in the food industry practices that are fraudulent themselves, such as the use of the term natural in the food they produce when in fact they are not and have no added value as in the case of organic food. In this regard, we can cite as an example the post transgenic foods labeled as natural foods , of course , you have to understand that the problem of the use of "natural" has been caused by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) , as it has not wanted to define this term. Finally the organic food producers indicate that consumers choose their products for other reasons in addition to the study argued, many want to eat foods that have not been exposed to chemicals considered toxic.
Actually paid more than they actually cost, we are believing wrongly in marketing that are healthier?

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    May 9 2014: .Yes!

    It should be "livingcells".
  • May 9 2014: I think in the case of certain products if they are better such as milk and just use organic products as I think if they are better but many times I have wondered if it really goes so expensive, maybe grow them because as one can have a small space in your garden to grow some food maybe
  • May 7 2014: Organic: "Contains carbon with certain chemical bonds". That's what it means in my world.
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    May 7 2014: For about five years I have been living on milk, every day I drink about two gallons (7.5 liters) of milk, and hardly eat or drink anything else. For most of that time, I was drinking non-organic milk. Then in the last year I changed to organic. When I changed, I noticed that my beard got lighter, maybe the beard hairs weren't as thick. I liked this change as it made me feel more cultured, less animalistic. Also I noticed my nose was producing less mucus, so I was not picking my nose as much. So I have seen some differences from organic.

    The main reason I went to organic was because the cows have a better life on an organic dairy farm. On a non-organic farm the cows are in a tiny corral, lying in their own shit. Their food is brought to them. But for a farmer to call his farm organic in California, he must let his cows graze on real growing grass in a real field at least 75% of the year, a better life.
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      May 10 2014: Hi Greg,
      Two gallons of milk per day, & little else? I'm sure a nutritionist would love to write you up as an interesting case-history. They might even offer to pay you for the privilege!
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        May 10 2014: Well, Joshua, I have written to various nutritionists about it. I believe this diet would be good for anybody, but I'm especially interested in having it tested to see if it might help people with various diseases, including major ones like cancer, AIDS, and so on. But so far I have encountered resistance from nutritionists. For example, here is an excerpt from an email from Sarah L. Brown, a nutrition scientist at the Dairy Council in London: "An All-milk diet is not something we would recommend. For one to obtain all the nutrients they need for good health a healthy, balanced diet of a variety of foods is needed."

        I also wrote to NIH, the largest medical research center in the United States, asking them to test the diet on various diseases. Here is the reply from Leslie Curtis, it's a little long, so I will have to write it in several replies to you: "Dear Mr. Dahlen:

        Thank you for writing to Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about known and potential health benefits of skim milk. Your April 25 email was forwarded to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the NIH institute with primary responsibility for funding nutrition research.

        We understand that you have talked to and exchanged emails with Dr. John Milner, director of the Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), about your diet, consisting of nothing more than skim milk, and your idea to study the potential health effects of such a diet. We are focusing our reply on what you may not have heard from Dr. Milner, as he has already provided you with a good deal of information.................
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        May 10 2014: ........As you know, milk and milk products are full of many important nutrients, such as calcium, vitamin D and potassium, which can benefit adults and children. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, produced by the USDA and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, encourages adults to consume a varied diet--including vegetables; fat-free (skim) or low-fat (1%) milk and milk products; fruits; whole grains; seafood, lean meat and poultry; eggs, beans and peas, soy products and unsalted nuts and seeds; and oils--to achieve good health. The Guidelines, however, recommend against exclusively consuming a single food, such as milk, which does not provide all required nutrients in adequate amounts. The concern is that people who eat or drink a single food may, over time, become deficient in essential vitamins and nutrients, causing health problems. For this reason, researchers proposing a clinical trial to test a diet consisting of nothing more than skim milk likely would not receive their institution’s Institutional Review Board’s approval to conduct such a study. Among other responsibilities, these boards help to protect the rights, welfare and well-being of people who participate in research studies.

        However, the NIH welcomes innovative research proposals through formal grant applications. Most NIH-funded research--using the majority of NIH’s budget--is initiated by researchers, who choose topics they wish to investigate and submit formal grant applications requesting funds for their projects. By law, applications undergo a two-step peer review process to ensure that funded projects are feasible and meet high scientific standards; applications then compete for available funds. For information about research funding opportunities at NIDDK, see:

        Wishing you continued good health,

        Leslie Curtis

        Office of Communications and Public Liaison
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        May 10 2014: well, I wrote back to Leslie Curtis, and I said yes, I acknowledge that the diet is low in or missing altogether certain recommended nutrients. But, I said, I have seen no harm from the low or missing nutrients, but I have seen large benefits from the diet, I am doing far better on this diet than any other I have tried. Since I don't think my body is terribly different from other people's, I still wish you would test the diet, because I think it would be the same for other people, they would not be harmed by the missing nutrients, but they might experience great benefits like I have. But NIH has not replied.

        For me, the diet reduces eye pain, Joshua. I tend to think that the same reasons it helps my eye pain it would help with other diseases. It just seems milk is less irritating than solid food to a diseased or weak body part, if I eat solid food my eyes hurt, when I return to milk they feel okay. I don't know all the reasons why, but part of it I think is when you eat solid food your body does break it up, but I think not as thoroughly as milk, and thus it irritates and clogs your cells as it circulates around your body.