Tip: Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables

When at all possible, you should strive to eat only organic fruits and vegetables for those fruits and vegetables with the highest concentration of pesticides.

Avoid Dirty Dozen Fruits and VegetablesSome conventionally grown fruits and vegetables contain more pesticides than others.

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When at all possible, you should strive to eat only organic fruits and vegetables for those fruits and vegetables with the highest concentration of pesticides.

The 12 dirtiest fruits and vegetables in 2011 according to the Environmental Working Group are:

  1. apples
  2. celery
  3. strawberries
  4. peaches
  5. spinach
  6. nectarines (imported)
  7. grapes (imported)
  8. sweet bell peppers
  9. potatoes
  10. blueberries (domestic and imported)
  11. lettuce
  12. kale/collard greens

To your wellness,

Lynn

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