Tip of the Day: Buying Organic Produce

With some fruits and vegetables it’s more important to buy organic than with others.  Due to different growing climates, the amount of pesticide residue present varies greatly across the produce section.

According to The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit research organization here in DC, here are the fruits and vegetables with the most exposure to pesticides that you should spend the extra on to get organic.
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1. Strawberries
2. Bell Peppers
3. Spinach
4. Cherries
5. Peaches
6. Cantaloupe
7. Celery
8. Apples
9. Apricots
10. Green beans

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4 responses to “Tip of the Day: Buying Organic Produce

  1. SA

    Yes this is very good information… strawberries are not good for you unless they’re certified organically grown. If you like to live a healthy life come visit me at BodyFitLife.com

  2. Marti

    This is great interesting information. Thanks for posting it!

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