the Dirty Dozen & the Clean 15

the Dirty Dozen & the Clean 15

 

Most books I read on nutrition & cancer say that we should eat only organic foods. But is this really necessary?  Have you seen how expensive organic food is?  I’m willing to pay up for organic raw dairy (because our nutritionist Dr. Glen Luepnitz advised us to do so) but what about fruits & veggies?

 

So what’s the solution?  Check out the Dirty Dozen & the Clean 15…. 

 

The Dirty Dozen = These are the 12 dirtiest or most pesticide-laden foods you can eat so buy organic when choosing these 12 fruits & veggies:

(Test results have shown these foods harbor up to 64 different chemicals or pesticides.  Check out www.whatsonmyfood.org for more information.) 

1.  celery

2.  peaches

3.  strawberries

4.  apples

5.  blueberries

6.  nectarines

7.  bell peppers

8.  spinach

9.  kale

10.  cherries

11.  potatoes

12.  grapes

Source:  The Daily Green 

 

 

The Clean 15 = foods you don’t have buy organic because they are the least pesticide-laden foods.

1.  onions

2.  avocados

3.  sweet corn

4.  pineapple

5.  mango

6.  asparagus

7.  sweet peas

8.  kiwi

9.  cabbage

10.  eggplant

11.  papaya

12.  watermelon

13.  broccoli

14.  tomatoes

15.  sweet potatoes

Source:  The Daily Green



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