The Dirty Dozen

Can’t afford to buy everything organic, then use this guide to show you the safest produce to buy non-organic.  Resourced in 2013 from MindBodyGreen.

The 12 Most Contaminated Fruits & Vegetables (Buy these organic!)

  • Apples
  • Celery
  • Cherry tomatos
  • Cucumbers
  • Grapes
  • Hot peppers
  • Nectarines (imported)
  • Peaches
  • Potatos
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet bell peppers

15 Least Contaminated Fruits & Vegetables

  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupe
  • Sweet corn
  • Eggplant
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwi
  • Mangos
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Papayas
  • Pineapples
  • Sweet peas (frozen)
  • Sweet potatos

Dirty Dozen