Organic Moo or Regular Moo?
June 5, 2011 4:06 PM Subscribe
Organic milk: what is the benefit?
posted by bq to health & fitness (50 answers total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
My baby is going to switch from formula to whole milk later this month. I want to get organic milk for him. My husband thinks this is a waste of money. Can you help me evaluate clearly what the benefit is of organic milk over regular milk? Assume both are rbgh free.
I admit some of my desire to buy organic milk is probably from peer pressure - it seems to be what all our friends are doing. But it is pretty expensive. I've read several articles about this is they all seem biased one way or the other.
I know that cows which produce organic milk probably have more enjoyable lives, and organic milk may be better for the environment. I will factor that into my decision. In this question I am solely concerned with the differences in the milk itself, be they nutritional, hormone content, pesticides, etc., whatever. Evidence based stuff is preferred but anecdotal data is acceptable.
Thanks for your help!