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      Dirty Dozen & Clean "15"


      They are called the dirty dozen and clean 15.Lists that the environmental working group puts together to help consumers know when they should buy organic and when it's not necessary. Dr. Andrew Weil founder of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine says Fruits and vegetables on "The Dirty Dozen" list, when conventionally grown, had at least 47 different chemicals.....The clean 15 bore little to no traces of those pesticides.



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      "The Dirty Dozen"



      celery



      peaches



      strawberries



      apples



      domestic blueberries



      nectarines



      sweet bell peppers



      spinach, kale and collard greens



      cherries



      potatoes



      imported grapes



      lettuce



      "The Clean 15"



      onions



      avocados



      sweet corn



      pineapples



      mango



      sweet peas



      asparagus



      kiwi fruit



      cabbage



      eggplant



      cantaloupe



      watermelon



      grapefruit



      sweet potatoes



      sweet onions

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