Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Clean 15: food you don't have to buy organic.

I know you've seen this list before, but we all have those crazy friends and co-workers who get on such an organic kick it can be hard to look past this annoying trait. So, I thought I'd reiterate the top 15 foods you don't need to buy organic because of their low pesticide rate. (And follow up with ones you should.)
  • Onions
  • Avocado
  • Sweet corn
  • Pineapple
  • Mango's
  • Sweet Peas
  • Asparagus
  • Kiwi
  • Cabbage
  • Eggplant
  • Cantaloupe
  • Watermelon
  • Grapefruit
  • Sweet Potato
  • Honeydew Melon
And so here we are with the top 12 foods you should seriously consider buying organic due to their high pesticide residue levels:
  • Celery
  • Peaches
  • Strawberries
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Nectarines
  • Bell Peppers
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Cherries
  • Potatoes
  • Grapes (imported)

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