Best Foods To Buy Organic
Many people can’t afford to buy all organic all the time. But you don’t have to buy all organic produce to reduce your risk from contamination of food. This list from the Environmental Working Group (US) tells you the best foods to buy organic, i.e least contaminated, and which vegetables contain the most chemicals. Use this list when shopping to help make the best choices for you and your family – even if you can’t buy entirely organic foods.
12 Most Contaminated Fruits / Vegetables
- Nectarines (Imported)
- Grapes (Imported)
- Sweet bell peppers
- Blueberries (Domestic)
- Kale / collard greens
15 Least Contaminated Fruits / Vegetables (best foods to buy organic)
- Sweet peas
- Cantaloupe (Domestic)
- Sweet potatoes
EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. Environmental Working Group.
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