The Dirty Dozen are fruits and veggies that can contain a high amount of pesticides and toxins. The Clean 15 aren’t as heavily sprayed and therefore, don’t have to always be organic. Don’t see one of your kitchen staples on the list? Remember this: Organic is always best, especially if the skin is edible.
The Dirty Dozen:
Sweet Bell Peppers
* Dr. Andrew Weil and the Environmental Working Group also note that kale, collards and other dark leafy greens should be added to this list.
The Clean 15: