New Years Resolution One: Cut Your Risks
One of the biggest studies to rock our world this year showed that eating an organic diet can reduce your risk of cancer. Researchers compared French adults who frequently consumed organic foods to those who never consumed organic foods and found a 25% reduction in overall cancer risk. As stated by the study authors: “a higher frequency of organic food consumption was associated with a reduced risk of cancer.” They also looked at specific cancer types and found that eating an organic diet significantly decreases the risk of developing three cancer types: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk is reduced by 86%, all lymphomas risk is reduced by 76%, and postmenopausal breast cancer risk is reduced by 34%.
This New Years Resolution is part of our 2019 Series on New Years Resolutions. Read the full article on December 10th, 2018 - 2019: Be a part of the solution, and make your new year an organic one! Ten New Year’s Resolutions from The Organic Center