Organic vs. non-organic: Study finds little difference
Eating more fruits and vegetables has a great health benefit.
But there’s discouraging news about whether “organic” produce is really worth buying.
Researchers at Stanford University gathered more than 200 studies that compared the nutrients and health benefits of organic versus non-organic food.
The results were just released and they found overall there was very little difference in nutritional content.
Dietitian Michelle Dennison at the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center stopped by to talk about these findings.
She told us organic food was 30 percent less likely to contain pesticides.
Dennison said some fruits and veggies retain more pesticide than others.
So if you were going to spend some extra money on organic produce, the top six things to buy are strawberries, potatoes, peaches, spinach, lettuce and apples.