Are organic fruit, veggies worth the extra cost?
· By Bill Keaggy on in Beyond groceries, Healthy eating, Organic/Local, Saving money
“For parents concerned about the effect of the pesticides used in conventional food production, buying organic makes sense, University of Washington research shows. Children eating non-organic foods were switched for five days to an organic diet and pesticide levels were measured in their urine before and after the change. The study — published this past fall — found that some pesticides disappeared from the children’s urine after going organic.”