Do you buy organic fruit and vegetables when possible? I always do, but some produce may not be as important as others. Read on to learn more…
My readers always ask me about organic produce and if it really is worth spending the extra money on organic versus conventional produce. In general I always answer yes, but there are some produce that you should always buy organic, and some that may not be as important.
Have you heard of the lists called “The Dirty Dozen” and “The Clean Fifteen”?
These are lists over produce with the highest and lowest pesticide residues. The Dirty Dozen being the list over produce with the highest residues, and The Clean Fifteen being the lowest.
As of 2017 the lists are:
“The Dirty Dozen”
11.Sweet Bell Peppers
“The Clean Fifteen”
- Sweet corn
- Sweet peas frozen
- Honeydew Melon
Depending on the amounts you eat every week, I would always invest in organic produce from The Dirty Dozen list and perhaps you can save extra time and cash not purchasing and sourcing organic produce from The Clean Fifteen list. You can learn more here
Also, watch my video to learn more about the subject. I speak Norwegian but the video is subtitled in English:)