If your main concern is good nutrition, then whether food is organic or not doesn't really enter into your decision. A recent study looked at the research and concluded the nutritional differences between organic and regular commercially grown foods are negligible. That fits what Ive learned over the past several years. An organically grown apple has pretty much the same amount of vitamins, minerals, fiber and calories as a regular apple. Same goes for other produce, meats, grains and dairy products.
So what's the big deal about organic foods? Commercially grown produce contain residues of pesticides and chemical fertilizers that are supposed to be safe in small amounts, but maybe not so safe when they build up in your body. No one really knows how much is dangerous as it can build up over time. Another reason to buy organic foods is to support organic farming, which many believe is better for the environment. Thinking about going organic? Here's help: