When in season go for local fruits and vegetables when possible, generally they will have less pesticide residue than imported produce.
Try and choose organic whenever possible or from the Clean 15 group.
Eating fruits and vegetables is a great source of nutrients ( organic or conventional) Always wash them for at least 30 seconds.
The Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 List fo 2018
The Dirty Dozen are the fruits and vegetables with the most amount of detectable pesticides.
- Red Bell Peppers
The Clean 15 are the fruits and vegetables with the least amount of detectable pesticides.
- Frozen Sweet Peas
- Red Onons
- Honey Dew Melon