The Dirty Dozen: Which Foods to Buy Organic

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The Dirty Dozen: Which Foods to Buy Organic

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Nothing evokes summer more than fresh food: succulent red tomatoes, sweet corn slathered with butter, vegetables roasting on the grill. Gardens reconnect us to what we eat. Still, most people shop at the supermarket at least some of the time, where we’re confronted with this question: to buy organic or not?

The health benefits of organic fruits and vegetables are compelling—including lowered pesticide exposure and possibly improved nutrition. But buying organic can also be pricey. Luckily, Environmental Working Group has released its latest guide for safe produce purchasing, so you can make wise choices without busting your budget.

The Dirty Dozen

Steer clear of these types of conventionally grown produce, which tested high in pesticide residue:

1. Apples
2. Celery
3. Sweet bell peppers
4. Peaches
5. Strawberries

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