Why Buy Organic? A Dirty Dozen Reminder

By Adriane Marie •  Updated: 03/20/22 •  1 min read

The dirty dozen refers to 12 types of produce that receive the heaviest amounts of pesticides and here they are…

  1. Strawberries
  2. Spinach
  3. Kale
  4. Nectarines
  5. Apples
  6. Grapes
  7. Cherries
  8. Peaches
  9. Pears
  10. Peppers
  11. Celery
  12. Tomatoes

Question: Why Buy Organic?

Answer: An organic diet is always preferable, as there is less exposure to pesticides and toxic chemicals that can harm human health, damage the environment, be toxic to wildlife animals and have dangerous, long-term health consequences for farm workers.

Adriane Marie

Self-proclaimed Grocery Guru, Material Maven and all around Conscious Consumer Connoisseur. I organize ethical info for us to comprehensively see how purchases impact people, animals and the planet. I hope you find HEALabel helpful and use it for personal and global improvement and empowerment.

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