12 Most Contaminated Fruits & Vegetables

We have been talking about converting to organic fruits and vegetables and the overwhelming health benefits of doing so.  One of the biggest reasons to convert is due to their high pesticide content.  It is very important as you transition to an organic diet to better understand which conventionally grown fruits and vegetables are most contaminated with the highest level of pesticide residues.  This list was reported by the Environmental working group and should be a list you keep with you while grocery shopping so that you know which foods that are most contaminated and therefore more damaging to your health.

12 Most Contaminated Fruits & Vegetables

  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Sweet Bell Peppers
  • Celery
  • Nectarines
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Pears
  • Grapes (Imported)
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Potatoes
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