The American Academy of Pediatrics gathered the relevant research comparing organic foods to conventionally produced ones into a report that’s supposed to help doctors guide parents regarding food choices.
Not only are environmental issues important in and of themselves, but also we're kidding ourselves if we think that impacts on the environment will not end up affecting our health. There might be a long delay in that effect, but no insult on the environment goes scot-free.
Here's what the report finds:
1. Organic food exposes eaters to fewer pesticides
2. Nutritional differences seem minimal
4. Environmental impact
5. What's a parent to do?