Sara Snow posted this video on her Facebook page today that presents five items that she and the Organic Center recommend always purchasing in organic form. Watch and learn why peanut butter, bread, fruit snacks, ketchup and tortilla chips — five foods that are probably in most family’s pantry — are much better for you when they’re organic.



The information about pesticides being sprayed on harvested wheat to keep the bugs away while it’s being stored is something I didn’t know. Did you learn anything that was new to you?


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Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.

Watch: Sara Snow's organic pantry swap
Green living expert Sara Snow explains why you should swap out 5 specific conventional pantry items for their organic counterparts.