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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Organic Food

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyleitis or encephalopathy (ME) may be caused by long-term exposure to chemical toxins in our environment. On 29th July this year the BBC ran a news item describing the results of a report commissioned by The Food Standards Agency (Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine). The report found that there was practically no nutritional advantage in eating organic food compared to conventionally produced food. Further to this it was stated that there was no evidence of those eating organic food gaining any extra health benefits.

However, the report did not consider levels of pesticides like organophosphates, which are used within conventional farming practice and the effects that they may ha...

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