Organic tomatoes vs. conventional tomatoes: Is there a nutritional difference? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Organic tomatoes contain higher levels of phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes, according to new research. Phenolic compounds are organic molecules found in many vegetables with demonstrated human health benefits.

 

Polyphenols -- natural antioxidants of plant origin -- are considered to be of great nutritional interest because their consumption is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular and degenerative diseases, and some forms of cancer. . . .