Clean 15 Produce Items Lowest in Pesticides

The Clean 15: Produce Items Families Can Cut Costs On

Mothers looking to detoxify their children's diets should consult the dirty dozen list of produce items that contain high levels of pesticides even after washing. Experts advise that since foods like strawberries and raspberries absorb the chemical sprays like sponges, it's best to buy organic. But, if your grocery budget can't stretch to accommodate a full cart of pricey items, find some relief in the Clean 15 — the fruits and veggies that have the lowest amount of pesticides and can be purchased in the lower cost conventional varieties. Before you head out to the store to stock up, see which edibles made the list, read more.

  1. Onion
  2. Avocado
  3. Sweet Corn
  4. Pineapple
  5. Mango
  6. Asparagus
  7. Sweet Peas
  8. Kiwis
  9. Cabbage
  10. Eggplant
  11. Papaya
  12. Broccoli
  13. Watermelon
  14. Tomato
  15. Sweet Potato
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