The "Dirty Dozen"
If you are on a budget and need to decide the priority of your organic purchases, or you would simply like to know which type of produce has the highest pesticide residues—and which do not—the following guide from Herbal Papaya will help.
12 Most Contaminated
12 Least Contaminated
Always try to purchase fruits and vegatbles in season and from a co-op or farmers market when possible. Freshness is key to your health as a 30 day old cabbage is not as beneficial as being picked yesterday.