The latest in organic vs. conventional debate: Organic onions boast more antioxidants

A six-year study found more antioxidant activity and higher flavonol content in organic onions over conventional.

The question of whether organic food is any more nutritious than conventional has been a long-running and heated debate. One of the latest developments in this ongoing debate, however, suggests it is. Researchers in Ireland have found in an experiment that onions grown organically, using certified organic pest control methods, contained higher antioxidant levels than their non-organic counterparts.

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