12 Groceries That Are Worth Buying Organic

Put these organic groceries at the top of your shopping list—they’re well worth the extra money.

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Why You Should Buy Organic Foods

Organic food tends to have a lower impact on the environment and is often grown under more conscientious conditions. It may also benefit your health. A 2015 meta-analysis of more than 300 studies published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that food from organic crops contained, on average, 20 to 25 per cent more antioxidants and had lower levels of toxic metal and pesticides. The downside is that these products can be expensive. Knowing which organic foods offer the greatest benefits can help you tailor your purchases to your budget.

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