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Old 03-22-2006, 12:15 PM
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Exclamation Can students taste the difference in organic and non-organic foods?

I was wondering if anyone had any info on this type of project and if so can they post it so I can use it for my research paper. Thanks!
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Old 03-23-2006, 02:02 PM
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Why not do an experiment? you could have and organic product and a non-organic product, and get your family or friends to taste them, blindfolded, and see if they can tell which is which. and then, if you want bonus marks onn your paper, you can draw conclusions from what happened depending on age and/or gender! E.g, maybe you dad couldn't taste the diference, but your younger sister could, because...


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I would predict that it'll be hard to perform an experiment on this. A research paper is definitely easier. Be sure to check into the pros and cons of organic foods, and relation to the markets, economy (but in small detail compared to the scentific aspect of the paper). Main link should be in the environment, and less about whether or not taste is affected. Taste can be more of a minor point, since I think it's not whether or not organic foods taste better but are more healthier than inorganic foods.

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The way I see it you could do an experiment of having people trying to guess which one is which or a reasearch paper on the topic.
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