Organic Foods Are Not Always the Healthier Choice

Dietitian Amy Jamieson-Petonic says consumers should pay more mind to labels.
1:00 | 02/15/12

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Organic doesn't necessarily mean healthy. So one of the things that I try to tell my clients is to read the labels and look at what -- choosing. Organic and organic cookie it's not any healthier than a cookie that's not organics we really do need to be cautious so I would. Tell my clients first of all to look for anything that has the -- -- in it. To be cautious of arsenic. When things that I share with my clients as I really asked them to limit the amount of added sugars and syrups in general. Because what we not -- the research -- that added -- and syrups increased inflammation in the body. And they can have a negative impact on how I would summer are summarized say. Number one I would recommend to choose a wide variety of foods and -- balance variety and moderation. I would also encourage. My clients to consume both organic and non organic foods if that's what they choose to do. Yen to continue to be avid consumers to read the labels -- to avoid -- -- and syrups in different foods whenever possible.

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