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Worried about pesticide residue on your fruits and veggies?

The Environmental Working Group puts out a list of fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residue. What can happened if you consume foods that contain high levels of pesticides? Some researchers say consuming pesticides have been linked to health issues, including cancer and fertility.

Watch out for these fruits and veggies that are on the Dirty Dozen List!

Strawberries
Spinach
Kale
Nectarines
Apples
Grapes
Peaches
Cherries
Pears
Tomatoes
Celery
Potatoes

And here are EWG’s Clean Fifteen:

Avocados
Sweet Corn
Pineapples
Frozen Sweet Peas
Onions
Papayas
Eggplants
Asparagus
Kiwis
Cabbages
Cauliflower
Cantaloupes
Broccoli
Mushrooms
Honeydew Melons

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