(thanks Jason Bolduc for the chart)
Now it kiiiiiills me to use the word 'Conventional' to define factory farmed with pesticides, growth hormones and forced-genetic modifications, etc etc... But I feel that will change someday soon.
I get the question a lot if organic foods are worth the cost. If you're concerned with a natural way to get the vitamins you need then this chart shows organic choices make a HUGE difference. Perhaps replace your 'daily vitamin' budget (and unseen saved health care expenses) with more organic produce.
Here is a list of the 'dirty dozen' - the worst culprits of 'conventional' foods you should avoid. (also click the 'clean 15' - safest foods to buy from conventional sources). Face it, there are untested things in our foods that you shouldn't be ingesting. Think about it.
We vote with our dollars