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What fruits and vegetables are the most contaminated with pesticides?

Margaret Floyd
Nutrition & Dietetics
Here are the top most contaminated fruits and vegetables, according to the Environmental Working Group's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides:
  • Celery
  • Peaches
  • Strawberries
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Nectarines
  • Sweet bell peppers
  • Spinach
  • Kale or collard greens
  • Cherries
  • Potatoes
  • Grapes (imported)
Eat Naked: Unprocessed, Unpolluted, and Undressed Eating for a Healthier, Sexier You

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