365 Ways #120–The Dirty Dozen in your Diet Posted on September 14, 2010, 0 Comments

#120–A person can reduce their pesticide exposure by 80% if they avoid the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables:

*Celery
*Peaches
*Strawberries
*Apples
*Blueberries (domestic)
*Nectarines
*Sweet Bell Peppers
*Spinach
*Kale/Collard Greens
*Cherries
*Potatoes
*Grapes (imported)

Eating these dirty dozen exposes you to 10 different pesticides each day. Of course, you could avoid all of these harmful pesticides if you buy organic and support your local farmer.