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Environmental Working Group just released its updated Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides, Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen foods, in partnership with renowned medical expert on natural health and wellness Dr. Andrew Weill. Here is Dr. Weill speaking about why organic is the way to go if you want to avoid eating pesticides with your foods.
The Dirty Dozen - You can lower your pesticide intake substantially by buying organic when possible for the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables.
Hopefully this will help keep fruit and veggies from going bad too early. Smart things here. I have practiced many of these most of my life. I will add Tomatoes. I do not refrigerate them ever. I have a hanging basket in the kitchen for my tomatoes and if I cut it I eat the entire tomato then and there. They act of chilling a whole or cut tomato sucks the flavor away immediately.