Back in 2007, I wrote about the top foods to avoid commercially because of pesticides, and why you should try to aim for organic for certain foods.
But summer is approaching… which means seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Basically, anything sweet and yummy for humans is also sweet and yummy for bugs and insects. That means a high use of pesticides are required to keep the bugs out.
Conversely, anything with a thick skin and/or foods not so yummy are fairly low in pesticides.
Foodnews.org has a great infographic which you can print and cut out for your wallet the next time you go shopping.
I’m not telling you to go out and pay 10 bucks for a small bucket of blueberries at Whole
It’s all about SMART food choices.