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Let me introduce myself. My name is Mark Sisson. I’m 63 years young. I live and work in Malibu, California. In a past life I was a professional marathoner and triathlete. Now my life goal is to help 100 million people get healthy. I started this blog in 2006 to empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness...

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December 11, 2006

I Just Threw a Load of Veggies in the Wash

By Mark Sisson
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My buddy, Dr. Joe Mercola, posted a handy news bite on his site recently about the most toxic produce. The “Dirty Dozen” fruits and vegetables are responsible for about 90% of our pesticide exposure. Yum.

The following are the dirtiest – don’t avoid them, but scrub well with soap and water. Yes, soap – because food is now laundry.

– Peaches

– Apples (we’re really offended by this)

– Sweet bell peppers

– Celery

– Strawberries

– Spinach

The Doc tells us these are some of the cleaner veggies and fruits available:

– Onions

– Avocados

– Pineapple

– Asparagus

– Broccoli

Here’s the clickativity.

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