Organic foods have grown increasingly popular over the last 2 decades. In fact, U.S. consumers spent $56 billion on organic produce in 2020 (1).
This number increased by nearly 13% from 2019, so their popularity does not seem to be slowing down (2).
Some people think organic food is safer, healthier, and tastier than conventionally grown food (3).
Others say it’s better for the environment and the well-being of animals.
This article compares organic and non-organic foods, including their nutrient content and effects on human health.
The term “organic” refers to how certain foods