The Dirty Dozen

24 April, 2019 ,

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.

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If you don’t want to buy organic foods, you can also opt in for the 15 foods having the lowest pesticide load.  Here’s the list of the Dirty Dozen Plus :

1. Strawberry

2. Spinach

3. Kale

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4. Nectarine

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5. Apple

6. Grape

7. Peach

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8. Cherry

9. Pear

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10. Tomato

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11. Celery

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12. Potato

Source: Dirty Dozen

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Cinzia Cuneo

Cinzia Cuneo, founder of SOSCuisine.com, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!

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