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Everything you wanted to know about organic, but didn™t know who to ask

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Food is fundamental

For some people getting enough food is a fundamental problem that absorbs most of their income. Most Australians are lucky enough to spend less than 20% of our income on food. We worry instead about the nature of our food.

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A healthy diet is a priority for many people, especially members of the population who have a higher education and higher disposable income, who have food allergies, or a health problem that may respond to improved nutrition (and we think that is many, nay most ailments).

It isn™t straightforward to sort our way through the food information maze, as there are many conflicting claims. Even simple choices, such as which cooking oil to use, are extremely perplexing for many people. Vegetable oil perhaps, but which one? What are the advantages and disadvantages of olive, canola, or even coconut oil? Do less popular oils like flaxseed have a role? What about cold pressed oils? What about the processing aids, preservatives, flavours, flavour removers and other additives, the packaging materials, or even the affect of the farming system that produced the oilseeds?



 
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