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Why Buy Organic? 7 Questions About Organics Answered

Why Buy Organic? 7 Questions About Organics Answered

Is organic food healthier? What about GMOs? See our answers to these and more questions about organic foods.

When it comes to buying organic, questions abound: What is organic? Why buy organic? Is it healthier? When nonprofit organization the Environmental Working Group recently updated its “Dirty Dozen” list of 12 fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues and its “Clean 15” list of produce least likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues, we were inspired to ask EatingWell Facebook fans what they wanted to know about organics.

Here are some of the top questions about organics, answered.

—Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., Nutrition Editor, EatingWell Magazine

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