Standing in front of the produce section, you find your self in a bit of a dilemma. In one hand, you're holding a conventionally grown apple. In your other hand, you have one that's been organically grown. Both apples are firm, shiny and green. Both provide vitamins and fiber, and both are free of fat, sodium and cholesterol.
The conventionally grown apple costs less and is a proven family favorite. But the organic apple has a label that says "USDA Organic." What does that mean? Is it better? Safer? More nutritious? Several differences between organic grown produce and non-organic produce exist. Become a better informed for your next trip to the supermarket. Learn about the difference between organic and conventional grown produce, the benefits of organic products, and organic labels