Organic VeggiesWant more antioxidants in your food? And lower concentrations of pesticides and the toxic heavy metal, cadmium?

Eat organic.

According to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition, scientists found 18-69 percent higher concentrations of antioxidants, many of which are linked to reduced risk of chronic diseases, in organic food.

They also found that pesticide residues were four times more likely to be found in conventional crops than organic ones. And that levels of the toxic heavy metal cadmium are nearly twice as high for conventionally grown foods.

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