Health benefits for eating organic foods

By WEEK Producer

July 14, 2014 Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 5:34 PM CDT

New research is showing there are benefits to eating organic fruits and vegetables.

After reviewing earlier studies, British scientists found organic produce contain 17 percent more antioxidants than traditionally grown crops.

Organic fruits and veggies also contain significantly fewer pesticides.

Americans spent about $32 billion on organic foods last year, which is about four percent of the total food market.

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