Is Organic Food Better for You?
Here's how to decide if it's worth the higher price.
Is It Worth the Cost? continued...
If you are most interested in reducing pesticides in
your food, buy organic versions of foods whose conventional forms may carry
high levels of pesticide residues. These include:
Green onions (scallions)
Summer and winter squash
If you're most interested in promoting the growth of organic
farming, buy organic foods that require large expanses of cropland and
pasture, such as:
Dairy foods and beef
If you're interested in more natural conditions for farm
animals and fewer antibiotics and hormones, buy products from
organically raised livestock and poultry, such as: