The Egg and I: “The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen”

Dear Readers,

I try to buy local, in season “organic” produce, whenever possible.  However, use this handy guide, when your only choice is “conventional” produce.

The Dirty Dozen:  Buy organic!

apples

celery

strawberries

peaches

spinach

nectarines

grapes

bell peppers

potatoes

blueberries

lettuce

kale/collard greens

The Clean Fifteen:  The Lowest in Pesticides:

onions

sweet corn

pineapple

avocado

asparagus

sweet peas

mangoes

eggplants

cantaloupe

kiwi

cabbage

watermelon

sweet potatoes

grapefruit

mushrooms

For more information and recipes about local, in season, organic produce:

This “12 and 15” list is courtesy of:

Verity Health Center

6668 Thomasville Road, Suite 14

Tallahassee, FL  32312

http://www.verityhealthcenter.com

850.320.6158

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