Top 5 vegetables to buy organic

Top 5 vegetables to buy organic

Bell peppers, celery, kale, lettuce, and carrots

1. Sweet bell peppers

2. Celery

3. Kale

4. Lettuce

5. Carrots

Out of 47 fruits and vegetables, these vegetables are the highest in pesticides, even after rinsing or peeling them.

They are part of the ‘Dirty Dozen’ fruits and vegetables identified by the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

Environmental working group: Shopper’s guide to pesticides

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