Produce You Don’t Have To Eat Organic

In a past post we gave you a list of organic produce that you definitely wanted to always eat organic. Well good news, there is produce that has low likelihood of holding onto many pesticides that should be ok to eat non-organic. This list comes from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which put together a list of produce with the least amount of pesticides based off of testing over 30,000 samples of produce by the U.S Department of agriculture.

Below is a list of VEGETABLES lowest in pesticides:

1. Cauliflower

2. Eggplant

3.Sweet Corn

4. Onion

5. Asparagus

6. Sweet Peas (frozen)

7. Cabbage

Below is a list of FRUIT lowest in pesticides:


2. Papaya

3. Pineapple

4. Avocado

5. Mangos

6. Honeydew melon

7. Cantaloupe

8. Grapefruit

About the author: Sarah-Kate Rems is an Ivy-league trained Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in California with an expertise in preventative healthcare. She considers nutrition and exercise to be the basis of well-being and is a strong advocate for daily physical activity and maintaining a healthy diet. Sarah-Kate is also a co-founder of The Mindful Tech Lab

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