Good News about Organic Fruits and Vegetables

Should you go out of your way to bag the organic apples instead of those that are conventionally grown? Is purchasing organic produce really a necessary choice? Though scientists have not yet agreed that organic produce is better for you than conventionally grown fruits and vegetables, there are some clear benefits. A recent review refutes earlier findings, determining that organic produce contains far less amounts of pesticides, and supports healthy functioning due to a higher antioxidant level. Organic produce has been shown to provide antioxidants at levels that help reduce cancer risk and help prevent other chronic diseases. Organic grains also appear to contain less of the toxic metals found using conventional fertilizers.

Read the full article here: Good News About Organic Fruits and Vegetables – Dr Weil’s Daily Health Tips – Natural Health Information