It is worth the extra money – conventional fruits & veggies are often grown in low-nutrient soil and may come in contact with pesticides, fungicides, herbicides and sewage sludge.

Here are just a few ways eating organic is better for you

Reduce Exposure – to cadmium, a toxic metal in fertilizer

Get up to 40% more antioxidants eating organic produce than conventional

Lower Pesticide levels – by up to 65%

(Sources British Journal of Nutrition and Environmental Health Perspectives)