Today, let's start our healthy journey by dedicating the last few days of June making an honest effort to eat more fruits and vegetables. According to EWG.org's article http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/methodology/ there are 12 foods suggested you buy organically due to the high pesticide/contamination content and 15 that are safe to by conventional. Remember, always try to buy local if possible. Less travel time means more nutrients and local farmers deserve support.
Celery, spinach, sweet bell peppers, potatoes, lettuce and greens, apples, strawberries, peaches, domestic nectarines, imported grapes and domestic blueberries
Okay to eat Conventional.
onions, sweet corn, asparagus, sweet peas, eggplant, cabbage, sweet potatoes and mushrooms, pineapples, avocados, mangoes, domestic cantaloupe, kiwi, watermelon and grapefruit
On sale this week!
Aldis currently has cantaloupe on sale for 99 cents each.
Save A Lot has seedless watermelon for $3.49 each.
Target has sweet corn 5 for $1
Whole Foods has organic raspberries for $3.99 6oz and organic grapes for $2.99 lb