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HealthierMe: Organic and Conventional Produce

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If it says organic many shoppers believe it must be better for you, but a new study from Stanford University questions the health advantages of organic products over their less expensive counterparts. The team evaluated more than 5000 articles and over 220 studies. The Stanford study did find that organic produce are 30 percent less likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues than conventional fruits and vegetables, but found both to be safe for consumption.

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