Produce You Need To Buy Organic & What You Can Get Away with Buying Non-Organic

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its 2017 Dirty Dozen list. This year, the annual report found that almost 70 percent of 48 non-organic samples tested positive for at least one pesticide. And get this: A single strawberry sample harbored 20 different pesticide residues.

The Clean 15 list includes produce that is least likely to be contaminated by pesticides.

EWG’s Clean 15:

  1. Sweet corn
  2. Avocados
  3. Pineapples
  4. Cabbage
  5. Onions
  6. Frozen Sweet Peas
  7. Papayas
  8. Asparagus
  9. Mangos
  10. Eggplant
  11. Honeydew
  12. Kiwi
  13. Cantaloupe
  14. Cauliflower
  15. Grapefruit

EWG’s Dirty Dozen:

  1. Strawberries
  2. Spinach
  3. Nectarines
  4. Apples
  5. Peaches
  6. Pears
  7. Cherries
  8. Grapes
  9. Celery
  10. Tomatoes
  11. Sweet Bell Peppers
  12. Potatoes

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Founder of Accelerated Health Products, Health Coach, and Host of Accelerated Health TV, Sara Banta is a natural supplement expert, wife, mother of 3 teenagers, and an award-winning health and wellness expert.
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