Is Organic Really Better? Healthy Food or Trendy Scam?

  • Published: 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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    • sam g
      sam g  5 days back


    • lol 1
      lol 1  3 weeks back

      Can you translate the video into Hebrew? please!!!!!!

    • TheLegoDragonSlayer Build
      TheLegoDragonSlayer Build  4 weeks back

      Just... grow..... your.......... own................ produce............ 😐

    • Au_Dority
      Au_Dority  4 weeks back

      They didnt mention that organic farmers use bt a nautural pesticide. The same kind of pesticide that gmo plants have been engineered to make.

    • Brennan Slocum
      Brennan Slocum  2 months back

      hey i dare u to send meh a pic of the solar system [in your way of video art] try your best!

  • chairmanofrussia
    chairmanofrussia  5 minutes back

    *organic is worse for the enviornment*

    “People buy organic because it’s an ideology, and they want to save the planet.”

    Then stop buying organic. Lol. If you’re wrong, you’re wrong.

    • BG.Dino
      BG.Dino  1 hours back

      Food and stuff from gumball is also Here?!

      • MIKO MIKO
        MIKO MIKO  3 hours back

        The frist word i said: Apple
        My fav fruit: Apple
        What sweet with Apples i like: Apple Pie
        What product i like: Samsung
        I want my life full of Apples

        Btw i get apples from *_TREES_*

        • Face Fish
          Face Fish  6 hours back

          7:15 is that the Finn grassword?

          • 0ri
            0ri  7 hours back

            love the adventure time reference with the swords

            • Mike Stonez
              Mike Stonez  12 hours back

              Funding and sponsored also souls of creaters sold to mansanto 😈

              • A P
                A P  13 hours back

                Antioxidants in fruits benefit us period. Scientists on the 'fence' are just pushing pharmaceutical agenda.

                • Fuzzy Carrots
                  Fuzzy Carrots  13 hours back

                  At 0:12 on the right, is that EARL OF LEMONGRAB???????????? (lemon guy from adventure time)

                  • iCatMini
                    iCatMini  14 hours back

                    It’s not the poison that kills you, it’s the dose

                    • Jakub Moździoch
                      Jakub Moździoch  15 hours back

                      Dam the animation of a bird machine gunning a woman with apples is so funny.

                      • Jesse
                        Jesse  15 hours back

                        In Central America where the majority of bananas are grown. It's monoculture meaning banana are the only going they grow, which means they have to use extra pesticides to make sure none get infected which would kill all of the bananas. They use so much that bananas use the second most pesticides of any product, next to cotton. All those pesticides get washed down to the the rivers and poision water supplies. It destroys entire ecosystems. And that is not a theory, that is a fact. Also some of the psticides they use are known carcinogens. Just to add the cherry on top

                        • Akash Patle
                          Akash Patle  21 hours back

                          Im the only one can't pronounce kurzgast

                          • Wenceslao Futanaki
                            Wenceslao Futanaki  21 hours back

                            If you want to poison yourself eating chemicals is one thing, but don't kill the planet and its soil. Sadly Kurzgesagt does not have the answers to everything and this video is just wrong.

                            • CrypticHam
                              CrypticHam  1 days back

                              Me: doesn’t care

                              Please let me just me eat my apple

                              • Cameron Porter
                                Cameron Porter  1 days back

                                The only way to get the best of both is the use of GMO's which aren't organic.

                                • Jason Abiel Tiosh
                                  Jason Abiel Tiosh  1 days back

                                  organic food taste better than un organic food

                                  • Jodie Lee x
                                    Jodie Lee x  1 days back

                                    In your video from 2017 you said that GMO was the way to help the future, they were good and pesticides didn't cause us harm when consumed.
                                    Are these new studies then? Thank you.

                                    • Pope Guruvanich
                                      Pope Guruvanich  1 days back

                                      Amazing graphics!

                                      • Tiger 1
                                        Tiger 1  1 days back

                                        *o r g a n i c*

                                        • Jenny Nugg
                                          Jenny Nugg  1 days back

                                          Really? I can link 4 peer reviewed, medical journals that state why and how anti-oxidants are beneficial to humans... “No scientific consensus”? Really?

                                          • CirrusTheWolf :3
                                            CirrusTheWolf :3  1 days back

                                            Eat red grapes, not red wine.
                                            Feetus yeetus.

                                            • Anthony Decesare
                                              Anthony Decesare  1 days back

                                              I just honestly hope we get some fluid that is vegetables without the taste. I need to eat more veggies, but hate the taste.

                                              • Viktor Djordjevic
                                                Viktor Djordjevic  2 days back

                                                7:19 swords from adventure time lmao 🤣

                                                • Matt Denihan
                                                  Matt Denihan  2 days back

                                                  What about soil fertility?

                                                  • Ender games
                                                    Ender games  2 days back

                                                    A suggestion is to look on the dirty dozen to find out what type of vegetables or fruits are bad with pesticide

                                                    • Jason Groenewald
                                                      Jason Groenewald  2 days back

                                                      Like with global warming, this really is just a scam that is now heavily exploited to gain maximum profit there out. But hey, whatever makes you happy

                                                      • Soviet Doge
                                                        Soviet Doge  2 days back

                                                        7:18 I see this channel is a an adventure time fan

                                                        • rmat1
                                                          rmat1  2 days back

                                                          I tend to get a mix of organic and non organic. Sometimes the organic option is actually cheaper or barely higher. But if the price is way higher or just a product that has no equal quality wise, I will get non organic. I wonder about meat though, this video didn't really mention that and I would be curious to see if there are differences.

                                                          • Hey Eaglet
                                                            Hey Eaglet  2 days back

                                                            I SHALL NEVER EAT MY GREENS!

                                                            **jumps out the window**

                                                            • Duc Quynh Bui
                                                              Duc Quynh Bui  2 days back


                                                              • X Smith
                                                                X Smith  2 days back

                                                                Pure bs! Oraganic is better!

                                                                • Ymmot Reihtnog
                                                                  Ymmot Reihtnog  2 days back

                                                                  7:20 This is an adventure time reference, Fin and Jake sword :P

                                                                  • Công Phạm Quốc
                                                                    Công Phạm Quốc  2 days back

                                                                    I miss adventure time😀😐😩😪😭😢😐🙂

                                                                  • Noah gee07
                                                                    Noah gee07  2 days back

                                                                    I saw the lemon turn into the lemon guy

                                                                • Powerslide Inc.
                                                                  Powerslide Inc.  3 days back

                                                                  grow ur own

                                                                  • Bottas Heimfe
                                                                    Bottas Heimfe  3 days back

                                                                    Ehhh... I never understood the organic food trend. Food is food either way as far as I am concerned. I take whatever is cheapest and tastiest. I have the same arguments in regards to genetically modified foods and lab grown foods, I couldn't care less about the how it got here.

                                                                    • Ding-Dong Dunnit
                                                                      Ding-Dong Dunnit  3 days back

                                                                      7:09 "people want to do the correct thing for the health of thier children"

                                                                      ...except for anti-vaccinators.

                                                                      • Bottas Heimfe
                                                                        Bottas Heimfe  3 days back

                                                                        No, they do, but they are extremely misinformed

                                                                    • Mindful Chase
                                                                      Mindful Chase  3 days back

                                                                      Organic fruit at my supermarket often TASTES BETTER and that's worth paying for. Especially the bananas. Night and day difference. But not always, I've had horrible organic apples. So on that factor It depends.

                                                                      • Pokkarix
                                                                        Pokkarix  3 days back

                                                                        The most organic food you can get by farming yourself

                                                                        • Infiltrator PokéDrone#468

                                                                          Ahh.. an actual quality content.

                                                                          • Chastaine
                                                                            Chastaine  3 days back

                                                                            But the taste... the taste of organic is so much better. GMO focuses too much on appearance and volume which imo ruins the taste.

                                                                            • HylianSW
                                                                              HylianSW  3 days back

                                                                              While I support GMO usage, I still have a few items I grab the organic version of instead simply because they taste better. Can never be certain how much of it is placebo and how much is the taste itself though.

                                                                              • Antoine 123
                                                                                Antoine 123  4 days back

                                                                                So don’t eat bio that’s what I learned

                                                                                • Wittle Pea
                                                                                  Wittle Pea  4 days back

                                                                                  Fruit and veg may not have a different but in regular milk there is many hormones that we shouldn’t be taking in (especially not as a young child) & also the organic milk is much nicer to the cows sooo yeh

                                                                                  • gas ter
                                                                                    gas ter  4 days back

                                                                                    Haters are morons
                                                                                    Everything is the same

                                                                                    • Niko Santos
                                                                                      Niko Santos  4 days back

                                                                                      But what about tastes

                                                                                    • Tom Thomson
                                                                                      Tom Thomson  4 days back

                                                                                      Didnt even mention taste! I thought most people buy organic because GMO usually doesnt have a lot of flavour !

                                                                                      • HARD PP
                                                                                        HARD PP  3 days back

                                                                                        Taste is subjective, while this video tries to provide only objective arguments.

                                                                                    • Carl von Herrlichingen - CARTOONS!

                                                                                      Warum LÖSCHT der ALGO meinen Namen in der Liste, obgleich er regelmäßig meine deutschen Übersetzungen wählt? Wo bleibt die versprochene Anerkennung? Eine korrekte Übersetzung ist nämlich zeitaufwendig

                                                                                      • Bruna Maria
                                                                                        Bruna Maria  4 days back

                                                                                        But, and the bees? They don't die with pesticides?