Buying Organic Produce

Buying Organic Produce

is-organic-betterWhat produce is advisable to buy only organic? Are there any safe non-organic produce?

If you can not find organic produce the next best thing is locally grown produce at your farmer’s market. Locally grown usually means the use of fewer fungicides and insecticides, which are applied to produce destined for distant markets. 
The following is a list of the ten fruits and vegetables that tested high in the amount of toxicity of pesticides residues found on them:

  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Winter squash
  • Green beans
  • Grapes
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Spinach
  • Potatoes

 

Ann Gentry

Author: Ann Gentry

Ann Gentry is a chef, restaurateur, food educator and visionary. She opened Real Food Daily in Los Angeles 1993, a totally vegan and organic restaurant that has since spawned another in West Hollywood. Please visit Real Food Daily to find out more about this truly unique restaurant and to learn more about Ann Gentry.

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