buying organic – what’s the deal?

You probably know that eating Organic food is better for you, but are also probably a little concerned with the higher price that comes along with it, right? So here is a comprimise – the  dirty dozen list contains 12 fruits and vegetables that you should really buy organic and the clean fifteen that you don’t need to buy organic!

Note: Any fruits and vegetables are better than no vegetables. If you can’t afford organic, then buy regular!

Dirty Dozen: Buy these fruits and veggies Organic if possible!

  • celery
  • peaches
  • strawberries
  • apples
  • blueberries
  • nectarines
  • bell peppers
  • spinach
  • kale
  • cherries
  • potatoes
  • grapes (imported)

Clean Fifteen: You don’t need to be organic so save $ on these!

  • onions
  • avocado
  • sweet corn
  • pineapple
  • mangos
  • sweet peas
  • asparagus
  • kiwi
  • cabbage
  • eggplant
  • cantaloupe
  • watermelon
  • grapefruit
  • sweet potato
  • honeydew melon
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