Is Organic Really Better? Healthy Food or Trendy Scam?

  • Published on: 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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  • Runtime : 9:21
  • Organic Organic Food agriculture healthy healthier natural ethical ecological fruit vegetables veggies meat GMO fertilisers synthetic pesticides nutritious antioxidants conventional vitamins c omega 3 fatty acid toxic toxicity residue copper sulphate cancer cancer risk regulations nutrition environment greenhouse gas emissions energy consumption land needs ecotoxicity


  • Moderate Bean
    Moderate Bean   9 hours ago

    You forgot to account for taste. Organic to mangoes taste sooo much better than generic hydroponic ones

  • DikoMan
    DikoMan   1 days ago

    Non organic vegies are tasteless.

  • John Smith
    John Smith   1 days ago

    Toxic is toxic no heavy metals in vaccines

  • Kadu Mendes
    Kadu Mendes   2 days ago

    A tá espera aí que eu vou comer só verduras e frutas com agrotóxicos

  • Naveron
    Naveron   3 days ago

    but...all food is organic. They all contain carbon.

  • GazMaskGaming
    GazMaskGaming   3 days ago

    random people natural = harmless and better!Me laughs in the millions of harmful things in nature.

  • Webis Tebis
    Webis Tebis   3 days ago

    If you want organic, grow your own food, you will know what you put on it

  • raglanheuser
    raglanheuser   4 days ago

    its just a way for rich hipsters from LA to feel better than poor people while pretending to not be racist

  • omri j
    omri j   5 days ago

    i tell you a secret: commercial farmers use organic farming for their own consumption.for the market they synthetic chemicals haha

  • Lord Odysseus
    Lord Odysseus   5 days ago

    I don't eat organic food because I can't afford it, but also because I don't fucking care enough.

  • Serhat Gümüş
    Serhat Gümüş   5 days ago

    tadından bahseden yok gdo lu gıdalar saman gibi amk boş yapmışlar

  • Let Go
    Let Go   5 days ago

    Gutgesagt und Kurtzgesagt 👌

  • Vincent Gray
    Vincent Gray   6 days ago

    This video brought to you by DOW Chemical.

  • Gerbils4Life
    Gerbils4Life   6 days ago

    "what you eat is much more important than how its produced"seems like if you think about it thats not necessarily true

  • Władca Wymiaru
    Władca Wymiaru   6 days ago

    Oh c'mon!The "Greenhouse gas effect" was proven WRONG!

  • Orange Fender
    Orange Fender   1 weeks ago

    Very interesting video. Eye opening for sure. However one thing I have an issue with is you did not mention animal agriculture. You’ve actually made videos before talking about the apocalyptic ramifications of using anti biotics on food animals. That being banned in organically raised meat is one clear advantage organic meat has over conventional. You should do another video on meat. Other wise great video.

  • EkSaRoTo
    EkSaRoTo   1 weeks ago

    The purpled guy is THANOS

  • O S
    O S   1 weeks ago

    I work in the horticulture industry, most of my career as a spray operator and we use both organic and conventional sprays and I can confirm that some organic ones are worse. I’ve always said we need to aim for sustainable cropping. Also the land usage thing wouldn’t be a big deal if we all ate fruit and mostly vegetables and very little meat. Meat production is extremely inefficient, compared to vegetable production. The best thing to do would be to grow your own, but the human race is probably way too urbanised now.

  • Nicholas Gonzalez
    Nicholas Gonzalez   1 weeks ago

    I love your videos Kurzgesagt you the best👇like it you agree

  • Mina K
    Mina K   1 weeks ago

    Lol. There’s no benefit yet there’s slightly less pesticide, slightly more vitamins, less eco toxicity, more antioxidants. Nice !

  • tacoguy210
    tacoguy210   1 weeks ago

    The editing in this video is top notch