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Research At Great Lakes Meeting Shows More Vitamin C In Organic Oranges Than Conventional Oranges

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June 3, 2002
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American Chemical Society
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Organically-grown oranges contain up to 30% more vitamin C than those grown conventionally, it was reported at a Great Lakes Regional meeting of the American Chemical Society.

MINNEAPOLIS, June 2 — Organically-grown oranges contain up to 30% more vitamin C than those grown conventionally, it was reported today at a Great Lakes Regional meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The Great Lakes meeting is being held at the Radisson Hotel Metrodome June 2-4 and more than 400 scientists and students are expected to attend. This research paper is being presented in Memorial Hall of the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota. Theo Clark, a visiting chemistry professor at Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo), reported the finding based on work done by him and a group of undergraduate students. He said he decided to conduct the analysis because of a lack of analytical information about the nutritional content of organically-grown produce.


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