What is Organic Food, and is it Better Than Non-Organic?
Organic foods have exploded in popularity over the last two decades.
In fact, US consumers spent $39.1 billion on organic produce in 2014 (1).
The popularity does not seem to be slowing down, as sales increased by more than 11% from 2014 to 2015 (1).
Many people think organic food is safer, healthier and tastier than regular food (2).
Others say it’s better for the environment and the well-being of animals.
This article objectively compares organic and non-organic foods, including their nutrient content and effects on human health.