Over the past few years, there has been a trend towards the consumption of organic food products. The reasoning for many seems to be that organic food is somehow better than non-organic food. Health experts and consumers have long debated the benefits of organic foods over conventional foods in terms of nutrition and safety. But considering the high price of organic foods compared to non-organic food, do they have as much of an impact on our health as they do on our wallet? Let the investigation begin and see what the facts have to tell us.
Advocates of organic food claim that they’re safer than conventional foods. (File photo: AFP)
According to a study, the fruits with the highest amount of pesticides for this year are apples, strawberries, grapes, peaches and imported nectarinesRacha Adib
Organic crops are defined as foods grown without modern inputs such as the use of synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. (File photo: AFP)