Organic Fruits & Veggies

Organic Bananas

Buying organic fruits and veggies is always the better choice for your health and the environment but sometimes it’s not available or it’s just plain too expensive.  But when it comes to the following top twelve offenders,  the Environmental Working Group suggests that you can reduce your risk of pesticide exposure by up to 90% by choosing organic over conventional!  Thanks to the EWG  you can download a pocket size cheat sheet to help you spot the most contaminated and the cleanest produce when shopping.  Here is a preview:

  The Dirty Dozen
1. Apples
2. Cherries
3. Imported Grapes
4. Nectarines
5. Peaches
6. Pears
7. Red Raspberries
8. Strawberries
9. Bell Peppers
10. Celery
11. Potatoes
12. Spinach

Posted in Chew On This by Liz on September 5, 2007 | Permalink | No Comments

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