Foods and Pesticides

These Foods are
Highest in Pesticides,
Try to Buy These Organic

Celery

Peaches

Strawberries

Apples

Blueberries

Nectarines

Bell Peppers

Spinach

Cherries

Collard Greens

Potatoes

Grapes (imported)

Green Beans +

Kale/Greens +

+ May contain pesticide residues of special concern




The information on this page is from:
http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/

These Foods are Lowest in Pesticides*

Onion

Avocado

Sweet Corn

Pineapple

Mangos

Sweet Peas

Asparagus

Kiwi

Cabbage

Eggplant

Cantaloupe

Watermelon

Grapefruit

Sweet Potato

Honeydew Melon





Low pesticide residue does not necessarily mean high nutritive value.





Foods are not what they seem anymore
Written in 2005:


To get the iron that was available in one cup of spinach in 1945, you would have to consume 65 cups today.1

An orange that contained 50mg. of natural vitamin C complex in 1950 now contains 5mg.1

"We are producing less nutritious food at the highest cost in history while the United States famers are going bankrupt." 2

1
Frost, Mary, Going back to the Basics of Human Health, p. 3.
2Jensen, Dr. Bernard and Mark Anderson, Empty Harvest, p. 14.