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Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

Once found only in health food stores, organic food is now a regular feature at most supermarkets. And that's created a bit of a dilemma in the produce aisle. On one hand, you have a conventionally grown apple. On the other, you have one that's organic. Both apples are firm, shiny and red. Both provide vitamins and fiber, and both are free of fat, sodium and cholesterol. Which should you choose?

Meet Venus Gilley, Provant Health Coach

Welcome Venus Gilley:
Venus Gilley, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and she is excited to bring her experience in nutrition and health promotion to Provant Health and the University of Southern Maine. She will be filling in for Lacey Bouchard. Read more....