The Dirty Dozen

Consume five servings a day of the following conventionally grown “dirty doze” fruits and vegetables and, unless they’re grown organically, you’ll eat an average of ten pesticides a day. To avoid pesticide- laden produce: go organic. (Source: environmental working group, www.foodnews.org/walletguide.php)

 

  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Bell Peppers
  • Celery
  • Nectarines 
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Kale 
  • Lettuce
  • Grapes
  • Carrots 
  • Pears