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Organic Tomatoes Accumulate More Vitamin C, Sugars Than Conventionally Grown Fruit

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- 2304 days ago -
Tomatoes grown on organic farms accumulate higher concentrations of sugars, vitamin C and compounds associated with oxidative stress compared to those grown on conventional farms...


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greenplanet e (155)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 5:31 pm

Tim C (2420)
Friday February 22, 2013, 8:55 am

Past Member (0)
Friday February 22, 2013, 10:38 am
It's sad when organics is not considered conventially grown.

Past Member (0)
Friday February 22, 2013, 10:40 am
A hundred years ago all food was organic, seasonal, sustainable, and quite conventional.

Christeen A (300)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:26 pm
Thanks for posting this.

Birgit W (160)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:43 pm
Thank you

James Maynard (84)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 3:07 pm
Very interesting finding.

Natalie V (28)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 4:12 pm

Melissa Blair (1)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:30 pm
i dont like tomatoes, but i have seen first hand how much bigger and healthier they grown on an organic farm.

g d c (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 5:56 pm

Joy McRonald (168)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 6:36 pm
noted, interesting..

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 7:50 pm
Yes! It's so true! The hybrids I grew organically at home were smaller and WAY tastier than the tomatoes I can buy at the store, plus they were deep red and very numerous (two plants in 4 months produced about 50 adult fruits). The heirlooms I grew organically at home were pretty good too, but... four plants yielded one adult fruit in a whole year.

Mary T (356)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 8:47 pm
grow my own tomatoes for the past few years, love the taste

Colleen L (3)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:48 pm
Interesting. I too grow lots of varieties of tomatoes. Love the flavor and the fun of doing it myself, Thanks Signora

Frans B (582)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:09 am
interesting and thanks very much for posting Signora :) makes sense hey?...

reft h (66)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:20 am
it makes sense - thanks for the post

Ben O (130)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:27 am
I knew it!

. (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 6:34 am
thanks for the posting

S S (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:55 am
Thank you.

Ann Breeden (65)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 8:26 am
Ah, the power of the sun on our veggies! Organic is the only way to go.

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:06 pm
thx we grow only organic heirloom food

Gvapo T (22)
Monday February 25, 2013, 9:53 am
all food should be organic

Melania P (123)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 12:40 pm

Danuta W (1251)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 2:56 am
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