The Dirty Dozen
12 Foods to Buy Organic-
Another way to help you eat smart and reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals and pesticides is to buy organic. Buying organic food can cost more but that’s what makes the Environmental Working Group’s annual list of the dirty dozen foods so useful. The group analyzes Department of Agriculture data about pesticide residue and ranks foods based on how much or little pesticide residue they have. The group estimates that individuals can reduce their exposure by 80% if they switch to organic when buying these 12 foods.
Check out their list of the Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/
Here’s to eating more fruits and veggies!