Just because it's organic……..

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We all want to eat what is healthy for us.  However, eating healthfully and eating for a healthy weight may not be in the same ballpark. An organic cookie is still a cookie.  When choosing to eat healthy or organic do not forget about moderation and portion size!
Here are some tips on eating organic.
To be cost effective:

  • Try buying the store brands versus name brands of organic products
  • Start with the products that you consume most often
  • Check out your local farmer’s markets.  What’s in season is always more cost effective and has better quality nutrients and taste.
  • Choose to buy organic for produce that carry more pesticides and for dairy or protein products.  You cannot wash those items.

Here is the list of the worst (#1) to the best (#43).  The worst meaning it contains the most pesticide residue after washing in conventional farming.
1.   Peaches
2.   Apples
3.   Sweet Bell Peppers
4.   Celery
5.   Nectarines
6.   Strawberries
7.   Cherries
8.   Pears
9.   Imported Grapes
10. Spinach
11. Lettuce
12. Potatoes
13. Carrots
14. Green Beans
15. Hot Peppers
16. Cucumbers
17. Raspberries
18. Plums
19. Grapes- Domestic
20. Oranges
21. Grapefruit
22. Tangerines
23. Mushrooms
24. Cantaloupe
25. Honeydew Melon
26. Tomatoes
27. Sweet Potatoes
28. Watermelon
29. Winter Squash
30. Cauliflower
31. Blueberries
32. Papaya
33. Broccoli
34. Cabbage
35. Bananas
36. Kiwi
37. Sweet Peas – frozen
38. Asparagus
39. Mango
40. Pineapples
41. Sweet corn – frozen
42. Avocado
43. Onions

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