You are probably more than aware of the recent Organic produce movement by now.
Conventional farming practises often use toxic chemicals, which can enter our foods through means of fertilisers, sewage sludge, pesticides and herbicides.
As much as we are told otherwise, these toxins are absorbed into the farmed foods and therefore enter the body (of you and your loved ones) when they are consumed.
Washing your produce can help to decrease some of these toxins, but majority of pesticides are absorbed into the food and cannot be removed before consuming.
Generally organic produce is more expensive, so if you are not in a position to afford all organic at this stage, this ‘Shoppers Guide To Pesticides in Food’ list will help.
It has been developed by the ‘Environmental Working Group’ in the US, in order to make people aware of those fruits and vegetables which are the highest contaminated by...