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Buying Organic Foods

Of course, if possible, it is better to make sure that all the food you buy is organic. But sometimes this is not possible. Here are lists, created by the EWG.

Foods You Want To Buy Organic

The fruits and vegetables listed below are EWG's latest list of produce with the heaviest load of pesticides. Always buy these foods organic if you can. If organic is not available, you may want to choose fruits and veggies that are consistently less contaminated.

Fruits Vegetables
1) Peaches
2) Apples
3) Strawberries
5) Nectarines
5) Pears
6) Cherries
7) Red Raspberries
8) Imported Grapes
1) Spinach
2) Bell Peppers
3) Celery
4) Potatoes
5) Hot Peppers


Foods that tend to be low in pesticides

EWG analysis of the latest government test results shows that the following fruits and vegetables have the least pesticide contamination among conventionally-grown foods.

Fruits Vegetables
1) Pineapples
2) Plantains
3) Mangoes
4) Bananas
5) Watermelon
6) Plums
7) Kiwi Fruit
8) Blueberries
9) Papaya
10) Grapefruit
1) Avocado
2) Cauliflower
3) Brussels Sprouts
4) Asparagus
5) Radishes
6) Broccoli
7) Onions
8) Okra
9) Cabbage
10) Eggplant

Foods that you want to buy organic.


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