Phytochemicals and organically grown vegetables

Dr. Diully Mata Balisteiro of the Laboratorio de Compostos Bioativos de Alimentos, Departmento de Alimentos e Nutricao Experimental, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil conducted a study comparison among conventionally and organically grown soybeans and their antioxidant capacities. Read here

It was found that organic soybeans had a higher protein content and lower trypsin inhibitory activity than soybean cultivated by the conventional system.