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- Overall, we rate Organic Facts a mild Pseudoscience website based on the promotion of natural cures that are not proven through research and science, though it should be noted this site does not often promote dangerous miracle cures and always suggests seeing a doctor.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: India 140/180
Founded in 2010, Organic Facts is a website that is based in Mumbai, India that publishes news on organic food and diets. According to their about page “Organic Facts is your source for unbiased and reliable information on organic and healthy food. We make it easy for you to find information on all aspects of wellness and clean living.”
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Funded by / Ownership
Organic Facts is owned by Organic Information Services Pvt. Ltd. The website is funded through online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Organic Facts reports on organic food and diets with a strong pro-organic bias such as this: 10 Amazing Benefits Of Purslane. In this story, they claim Purslane is an anti-cancer nutrient (they are not stating it cures cancer) among 9 other claims. None of which has credible long term science behind it. Organic Facts also provides reviews of products that are subjective, but yet sourced and accurately described, such as this: 10 Best Flaxseed Oil Reviews 2019. When it comes to vaccinations, Organic Facts promotes them as the first line of defense, with diet being second, which is appropriate. Although the website frequently disclaims that seeing a doctor and being properly diagnosed is best, they still rarely espouse miracle type cures such as this. In general, Organic Facts provides common-sense dietary advice, however, some of the claims are unproven or exaggerated.
Overall, we rate Organic Facts a mild Pseudoscience website based on the promotion of natural cures that are not proven through research and science, though it should be noted this site does not often promote dangerous miracle cures and always suggests seeing a doctor. (D. Van Zandt 8/10/2019)
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