While stocking the pantry with all-organic food is ideal, unfortunately this isn’t feasible for some families. So what fruit and veg should you absolutely buy organic?
Research from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has analysed pesticide residue on fruit and vegetables to determine which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues and are the most important to buy organic. If you can’t buy all organic all of the time, here is a list of fruit and vegetables dubbed “The Dirty Dozen Plus”, found to have the highest levels of pesticides. These are to be made a priority to buy organic.
When conventionally grown, these fruits and vegetables tested positive for at least 47 different chemicals.By buying these fruits and vegetables organic you can significantly lower your pesticide intake. Eating produce without pesticides may help reduce your risk of getting cancer and other diseases.