Many people think they are eating healthy when they buy non-organic fruits or vegetables such as apples, grapes or strawberries. And of course you are. An apple is in any case better than a donut. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Unless the fruits and vegatables you buy are organic or pesticide-free, they could be a major risk of developing cancer. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) reported that up to 98 percent of all fruits and vegetables is contaminated with cancer-causing pesticides . The well known “dirty” fruits list are the one with a particular higher risk than other. So the list is not limited…
I always find this a good guide to buy my daily green groceries a bit cheaper. Produce listed as ‘dirty’ I will buy organic and the ‘cleaner’ onces I can occasionally buy non-organic. Click here for a full list of all the 48 items that were tested by the EWG.
Forewarned is fore armed.
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Photo source: www.ewg.org