The Dirty Dozen of Produce

Wouldn’t you like to know which type of produce has the highest pesticide residues? Here is a useful tool for shopping produce items. The following list from the Environmental Working Group will help you to know which items are a must when choosing to buy or not buy organic.

12 Most Contaminated Produce Items:

Peaches, Apples, Sweet Bell Peppers, Celery, Nectarines, Strawberries, Cherries, Pears, Grapes, Spinach, Lettuce, Potatoes

About the author Tracy is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in the South Florida area. She is the lead consultant and President of tmihealth. Tracy works with clients in her Wellington office and nation-wide via phone and skype consultation options with programs specializing in Nutrition and Detoxification. You can also find her on Facebook and Google+

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