What’s on your plate?

Nicola MasseyNutrition and WellbeingLeave a Comment

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It’s time to start shopping smarter. The EWG (Environmental Working Group) have reported the latest figures on pesticides residue on fruit and vegetables. Another reason to buy organic, but if money is tight you can always choose the cleanest fruit and vegetables from the list.

All the happy munching Kale folk, make sure it’s organic!

The Cleanest food

  1. Avocados
  2. Sweet Corn
  3. Pineapples
  4. Cabbage
  5. Frozen Peas
  6. Onions
  7. Asparagus
  8. Mango
  9. Papayas
  10. Kiwi
  11. Eggplant (aubergine)
  12. Grapefruit
  13. Cantaloupe
  14. Cauliflower
  15. Sweet Potatoes

The Most Sprayed/Pesticide Ridden

  1. Apples
  2. Peaches
  3. Nectarines
  4. Strawberries
  5. Grapes
  6. Celery
  7. Spinach
  8. Bell peppers
  9. Cucumbers
  10. Cherry Tomatoes
  11. Snap Peas (Mange-tout)
  12. Potatoes
  13. Chile Peppers
  14. Kale/Collard Greens

Source: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/?inlist=Y

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