Green light for all fruit and veg

ORGANIC fruits and vegetables are perceived by some to contain more nutrients and to be healthier than conventionally grown produce.1 However, the benefits are controversial due to the lack of consistent evidence.

One of the most studied plant foods in this area is the tomato, but the results are mixed. Some studies found that compared with conventionally grown tomatoes, organic tomatoes have significantly higher levels of vitamin C,2-4 carotenoids,2,5 antioxidants such as phenolics,2,4 and flavonoids,2