How to Reduce Pesticide Ingestion

From http://www.foodnews.org/

These dozen produce generally have the highest pesticide content so buying organically grown reduces pesticide intake:

  1. Peaches
  2. Apples
  3. Bell Peppers
  4. Celery
  5. Nectarines
  6. Cherries
  7. Strawberries
  8. Kale
  9. Lettuce
  10. Grapes (Imported)
  11. Carrots
  12. Pears

These generally have the lowest:

  1. Onions
  2. Avocados
  3. Sweet Corn
  4. Pineapples
  5. Mangos
  6. Asparagus
  7. Sweet Peas
  8. Kiwi Fruit
  9. Cabbages
  10. Eggplants
  11. Papayas
  12. Watermelons
  13. Broccoli
  14. Tomatoes
  15. Sweet Potatoes
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