Pick the Right Produce: Your Shopping Cheat Sheet
Surprise: Some conventionally grown fruits and veggies are relatively pesticide-free, according to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit organization that strives to protect public health. When you're buying any of the "Dirty Dozen," which are more likely to be contaminated with chemicals, it's worth spending a little extra on organically grown varieties. Carry this shopping cheat sheet in your purse.The Clean 15 (from Best to Worst)
- Sweet Corn
- Sweet Peas
- Sweet Potato
- Honeydew Melon
- Bell Peppers
- Grapes (imported)
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, October 2010.
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