Pesticides have been building up in our liver, adipose (fat), and body tissues for decades. They make it easier for us to get sick and allergic to all sorts of things. They age us faster and increase the chronic diseases of age. (It is possible to cleanse old toxins from the body – many resources available.)
The lists below were published in Nutrition Action Healthletter by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (July-Aug 2007).
Dirty Dozen – 70-90% had pesticides even after washing with soap:
Choose the organic version of everything on the above list.
Organic produce, at a cost of 10 cents to 70 cents more per pound, is worth its weight in gold 😉 If you buy non-organic produce, it’s best to choose from the lists below.
Diane at joystream.net