Which Fruits and Vegetables Should You be Buying Organic?

April 6, 2011 | By | Comments (0)

Organic foods can make your grocery bill skyrocket quickly, so it’s not always feasible to buy the organic version of everything on your list. When it comes to produce, there are 12 items that you should opt for organic when possible as they have high levels of pesticides that can be absorbed.

 

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Here’s the list of the so-called “Dirty Dozen” fruits and veggies that your should buy organic to cut down on pesticides:

 

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

 

Were you surprised by any of the foods on this list? When do you buy organic? Let us know in the comments.

 

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10 Organic Foods That Are Worth the Money

A Guide to Organic Labels

New Uses for Compostable Items

 

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