What to buy Organic: Do’s and Don’ts

13 Foods to Buy Organic

Since conventionally grown versions of the following foods tend to be loaded with pesticides, it’s well worth the extra cost to buy these organic:
·         Apples
·         Cherries
·         Grapes
·         Imported chilies
·         Nectarines
·         Peaches
·         Pears
·         Raspberries
·         Strawberries
·         Bell peppers
·         Celery
·         Potatoes
·         Spinach

3 Foods worth Buying Organic If Possible

Since non-organic meat and dairy products tend to contain high levels of antibiotics and hormones, it’s beneficial to buy organic meat and dairy products when possible:
·         Milk
·         Beef
·         Poultry

Especially with the danger of hormone therapy and livestock antibiotics, milk, poultry, and beef can tamper with your body’s growth hormones and introduce high levels of carcinogens to your body unnecessarily.

12 Foods You Don’t Need to Buy Organic

The following foods typically don’t contain pesticides and, therefore, are fine to buy conventional:
·         Bananas
·         Kiwi
·         Mangos
·         Papaya
·         Pineapples
·         Asparagus
·         Avocado
·         Broccoli
·         Cauliflower
·         Corn
·         Onions
·         Peas

By being selective of what products you buy organic will help you keep costs under control.  Being a savvy shopper when it comes to organic foods will save you time, money and will keep you and your family feeling your healthiest!

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