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As a organic farmer, I endorse! Top 10 Foods to Eat Organically | Care2 Healthy Living

As a organic farmer, I endorse! Top 10 Foods to Eat Organically | Care2 Healthy Living

Some conventionally grown foods are treated with more pesticides than others. Some retain more of the pesticides. Here is a list of the top 10 foods containing the most pesticides, according to the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C. You can sidestep harm and still eat vitamin-rich foods. If you cannot find these foods organically, here are some great alternatives that contain the same valuable vitamins and minerals. High-pesticide food: Strawberries Main nutrient: Vitamin C Healthy alternatives: Blueberries, raspberries, oranges, grapefruit, kiwifruit, watermelon High-pesticide food: Bell peppers Main nutrient: Vitamin C Healthy alternatives: Green peas, broccoli, romaine, lettuce High-pesticide food: Spinach Main nutrient: Vitamins A and C Healthy alternatives: Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, asparagus High-pesticide food: Cherr...

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