Ask EN

April 1998 Issue

For Earth's Sake, for Your Health, EN Says Choose Organic

Q. Is organic produce more nutritious than conventionally grown? A. While there are several good reasons to go organic, a higher nutrient content apparently isn't one of them. Fifty years' worth of studies comparing conventional crops to organic crops shows that the nutrient content of organic crops is the same or slightly greater than that of conventional ones. But although vitamin C levels in organic produce may be slightly higher, for example, studies

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