Published by
Stanford Medicine

Nutrition, Science Policy

When it comes to nutritional value, debating "organic" vs. "conventionally grown" may be beyond the point

Erin Prosser at Scientific American Blogs writes that consumers who debate the nutritional values of organic versus conventionally grown fruits and vegetables may be missing the point:

So for now, I say whether you choose the organic bag of apples or the conventionally grown ones really doesn’t make a big difference. As long as you’re choosing any bag of apples over a bag of Doritos, you’re on the right track.

This rings especially true for those who might have access to corner stores and supermarkets that vend conventionally grown produce, but not organic products.

Previously: Organic vs. natural: Tips for parents who want to go green, “Natural” or not, chicken nuggets are high in fat, sodium and People equate “organic” with “healthy,” risking poor food choices
Photo by karimian

One Response to “ When it comes to nutritional value, debating "organic" vs. "conventionally grown" may be beyond the point ”

  1. Research shows little evidence that organic foods are more nutritious than conventional ones | Scope Blog Says:

    […] When it comes to nutritional value, debating “organic” vs. “conventionally grown” may be bey…, Organic vs. natural: Tips for parents who want to go green, “Natural” or not, chicken nuggets […]

Comment


Please read our comments policy before posting

Stanford Medicine Resources: