According to the Journal of Applied Nutrition, organically grown fruits and vegetables have significantly higher nutritional content than conventional produce. Organically grown apples, wheat, sweet corn, potatoes and pears were examined over a 2 year period and the results showed that they were:
- 63% higher in calcium
- 73% higher in iron
- 118% higher in magnesium
- 178% higher in molybdenum
- 91% higher in phosphorus
- 125% higher in potassium and
- 60% higher in zinc than conventionally grown produce.
In addition, organic meats were not only found to be leaner, but also have about five times the healthy omega-3s fats.