Is locally grown food healthier?

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on July 23, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:45 AM

An article in this month's Consumer Reports looks at whether locally grown food is more nutritious and healthy for buyers.

The article's conclusion: "While the jury is still out on the specific health benefits of eating locally produced food, there’s no question that choosing a bounty of fresh, unprocessed food is better for you than, say, grabbing a prepared meal high in sodium and fat from the freezer aisle of a supermarket."

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