5 fruits and vegetables that you should always buy bio
Do your shopping carefully
It’s officially summer, which means it’s the best time to go to your local market and buy fruits and vegetables. Be careful though: not all products are equal. While many non-organic products can be consumed without fear, some of them have a large amount of pesticides. According to the Environmental Working Group , here are the top 5 types of summer products that contain the highest amounts of pesticides as well as suggestions for preferring other foods.
Note: wash all fresh products well to reduce your exposure to pesticide residues.
1 – STRAWBERRIES
The Environmental Working Group has shown that a simple sample of strawberries contains more than 20 different pesticides.
Buy instead: kiwis , papaya
2 – THE SPINACH
In equal quantities, the EWG showed that spinach contained twice as much pesticide as any other plant tested.
Buy instead: cabbage, sweet corn
3 – THE NECTARINES
More than 98% of the EWG nectarine samples tested positive for at least one pesticide.
Buy rather: the honey melon
4 – THE APPLES
One of the most common fruits is also one of the fruits that is most likely to contain a large amount of pesticides.
Buy instead: cantaloupe, mango
5 – FISHERIES
Like its cousin nectarine, it has been shown that the fishery contained one of the highest pesticide concentrations of any product tested by the EWG.