The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic
In an ideal world, we would all eat only organic, locally grown produce. But trying to balance that lofty goal against a budget isn't always possible. Although there are many reasons to buy organic, if you're trying to avoid ingesting pesticides, choose organic when you're buying "the dirty dozen," as identified by the Environmental Working Group: peaches, pears, nectarines, apples, grapes, strawberries, cherries, bell peppers, celery, lettuce and kale – and other produce where you're eating the outer surface, especially if it's hard to clean. For non-organic, you're safest with fruits and vegetables where you don't eat the outer surface, and the lowest levels of pesticides are found on onions, avocados and sweet corn.
my dirty list includes spinach and potatoes, and specifies Imported grapes. Best also includes frozen peas and corn, pineapples, mango, asparagus, kiwi, bananas, cabbage, broccoli, eggplant. And that’s why I often buy these from the vendor on the street.
I’m a bit perplexed about the cleaning part, since spinach seems relatively easy to clean and broccoli not. If one could build an immunity to pesticides as well as dirt, now that would be an interesting finding – for which no one would voluntarily be a guinea pig!
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BillyKnowsBest: The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic