Top fruits and veggies to buy and to not buy!


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Most everyone understands to some degree that “organic” foods, are usually a better choice.  Of course you have to factor in the cost factor with these foods and as a good money manager you have to choose as a person and or family which foods you are going to be willing to go “organic” with.  Check out these 2 lists from

This is a list of the top 15 foods to buy “organic” because of their “pesticide load”. 

Apples Celery Cherry tomatoes
Cucumbers Grapes Hot peppers
Nectarines (imported) Peaches Potatoes
Spinach Strawberries Sweet bell peppers
Kale Collard greens Summer squash

Here are the top foods that had the “lowest pesticide load” making them a safer bet to buy just regular or “conventionally grown” foods.

Asparagus Avocado Cabbage
Cantaloupe Sweet corn (non-GMO) Eggplant
Grapefruit Kiwi Mango
Mushrooms Onions Papayas (non-GMO. Most Hawaiian papaya is GMO)
Pineapple Sweet peas (frozen) Sweet potatoes

I expect that this will help you to make wiser decisions at the grocery store when trying to buy “healthier” foods for you and your family.  Remember, you dont have to be able to do everything, i.e. buy all organic foods, in order to make a difference in your health.  Just start right where you are and do something positive. 

Also if you want more specifics go to the link below to Dr. Mercola’s site on this subject.


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