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Is Watermelon Healthy? Plus More Summer Myths Explained (Page 5)

Myth #4. Buying fresh produce at farmers’ markets is expensive.

The Truth: Farmers’ markets might seem more expensive than grocery stores, but prices at farmers' markets for conventionally grown produce items were lower than they were at supermarkets in a study conducted by Jake Robert Claro for the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, according to a blog on the topic written by Barry Estabrook. The same was true for organic produce.

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Next: Myth #5: Raw foods are healthier than cooked foods. »


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