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What foods should you really buy organic?

Who wouldn’t want to grow their own food or buy all organic? Everyone would if they could afford it. But just in case you can’t here’s an updated list of foods we should buy organic and a list of foods that I feel comfortable buying “non-organic.”

Top foods to buy organic because “non-organic” versions have high pesticide content

  1. Apples
  2. Strawberries
  3. Grapes
  4. Celery
  5. Peaches
  6. Spinach
  7. Sweet Bell Peppers
  8. Nectarines – Imported
  9. Cucumbers
  10. Cherry Tomatoes
  11. Snap Peas
  12. Potatoes
  13. Hot Peppers
  14. Kale / Collard Greens

FIFTEEN FOODS WITH LEAST PESTICIDES that I feel comfortable buying “non-organic”:

  1. Avocados
  2. Sweet Corn
  3. Pineapple
  4. Cabbage
  5. Sweet Peas – Frozen
  6. Onions
  7. Asparagus
  8. Mangoes
  9. Papaya
  10. Kiwi
  11. Eggplant
  12. Grapefruit
  13. Cantaloupe
  14. Cauliflower
  15. Sweet Potatoes

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