Contributed by Garrick Dee Tan, from Juicing with G. Not all fruits and vegetables are created equal as certain produce will contain more pesticide residue than others. Foodmatters.tv calls this the contamination scale. That’s why the Environmental Working Group created the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen to educate consumers about which ones have the most and least amount of pesticide to help you shop smarter.
Not everyone can afford to buy absolutely all their produce organic so use this as a guide on which produce to buy organic or conventional. But wait, there’s more… If you scroll down to the bottom, you’ll see 5 different places where you can buy organic produce at a discounted price. Save this graphic, print it out, and take it with you whenever you shop.