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.
- Apples (we’re really offended by this)
- Sweet bell peppers
The Doc tells us these are some of the cleaner veggies and fruits available:
Here’s the clickativity.