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The Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen

Not sure when to buy organic and when not to buy organic?

I always recommend organic produce, however here’s a list of foods that tested high in pesticide residue (recommend that you buy organic) and those that are low in pesticide residue.

THE DIRTY DOZEN

These are the foods with the most pesticide residue.

  1. Strawberries
  2. Spinach
  3. Nectarines
  4. Apples
  5. Grapes
  6. Peaches
  7. Cherries
  8. Pears
  9. Toamtoes
  10. Celery
  11. Potatoes
  12. Sweet bell peppers

THE CLEAN 15

These are the foods containing the least amount of pesticide residue.

  1. Avocadoes

  2. Sweet corn
  3. Pineapples
  4. Cabbages
  5. Onions
  6. Sweet peas
  7. Papayas
  8. Asparagus
  9. Mangoes
  10. Eggplants
  11. Honeydew melons
  12. Kiwis
  13. Cantaloupes
  14. Cauliflower
  15. Broccoli

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