Making Steps Toward a More Organic Life

Wednesday December 16, 2015

Fruit veggies

At Community Natural Foods we know that the health of you and your family are a top priority. Part of living a healthy and balanced life is eating the best quality food you can. Our friends at the Environmental Working Group publish a Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen list each year which can help you to meet your family’s goals and budget. It is also a great way to understand what is really on your food. Use the guideline below to make the best choices you can for you and your family.

 Dirty Dozen 2014 (as published by the EWG)

 Conventional produce with the most pesticide residue, best purchased organic.

Apples
Peaches
Celery
Potatoes
Nectarines
Snap Peas
Cucumbers
Spinach
Grapes
Strawberries
Cherry Tomatoes
Sweet Bell Pepper

Clean Fifteen 2014 (as published by the EWG)

Conventional produce with the least pesticide residue

Asparagus   
Mangoes
Avocados  
Onions
Cabbage
Papayas
Cantaloupe
Pineapples
Cauliflower    
Sweet Corn
Eggplant  
Sweet Peas
Grapefruit
Sweet Potatoes
Kiwi 

For more information on EWG's list visit their website.