Buying Organic food cost so much more then non-organic, but it is worth it if you can afford it. These domestically grown fruits and veggies listed below, when grown conventionally, have the most dangerous pesticide residues. Pesticides are known to cause cancer, birth defects in unborn children, and diseases of the reproductive, immune, and neurological systems. If you can’t afford to buy all organically grown fruits and vegetables try to stick to the list below as the health benefits far outweigh the price.
~ Imported Grapes
~ Green Beans
~ Sweet Bell Peppers
For more on pesticides in fruits and vegetables check out foodnews.org.