Eating more produce is key to good health
(NC) Families searching for the best food options may wonder whether they get more nutrients by buying organic fruits and vegetables. A recent study from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has confirmed that the nutritional benefits are the same whether the food is grown with – or without – the help of pest control products.
Even more importantly, the study asserts that eating fresh produce is imperative to good health. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 20,000 cases of cancer could be prevented each and every year if people would increase their daily intake of fruits and vegetables.
And since the AAP confirms there is “no direct evidence of a clinically relevant nutritional difference between organic and conventional produce” families can to choose to save money by purchasing conventionally grown foods.
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