Why Organic Produce May be Worth the Money

Why Organic Produce May be Worth the Money

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farmers-market-produceOrganic fruits and vegetables may not be as big and beautiful as regular produce, but appearances can be deceiving. A study of organic tomatoes found they are packed with a much higher concentration of healthy compounds than the conventionally grown variety.

“The contents in phenolic compounds and in vitamin C were 139 per cent and 55 per cent higher, respectively. That is quite a lot,” said one of the researchers.

(READ the story from the Toronto Globe and Mail)

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