The Dirty Dozen


Here’s a list of fruits and veggies that you should step up, pay the extra money, and buy organic.  These are the foods that if grown conventionally, measure the highest in pesticide residues.

  • Apples
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Grapes
  • Celery
  • Bell peppers
  • Peaches
  • Carrots
  • Strawberries
  • Pears
  • Cherries
  • Nectarines

Eat a rainbow of colors every day to get a variety of antioxidants.


Dr. Nancy Scheinost
Rheumatology of Brazos Valley

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