Fruits and Vegetables With Most And Least Pesticides

July 9, 2012
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“Eat your fruits and vegetables! The health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure,” said EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides™.

Check the site for the fruits and vegetables with the most and least pesticides to reduce your exposures as much as possible.

“But eating conventionally-grown produce is far better than not eating fruits and vegetables at all. The Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Producewill help you determine which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues and are the most important to buy organic. You can lower your pesticide intake substantially by avoiding the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eating the least contaminated produce.

The top cleanest includes onions, pineapples, avocados, sweet corn, while the dirties includes apples, celery, peaches and bell peppers.

Thanks to consumerworld.org for tipping us off on the story.

 

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