Which Foods Are Worth Buying Organic?

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Let's be honest, it has become a trend to buy food organically nowadays. However, organic products can run a bit on the pricier side, so it's understandable when you hesitate to spend a few extra dollars on a certain product. Well, after reading the Environmental Working Group's "Dirty Dozen" of 2015 you may rethink your hesitation about what should be bought organically. Below is the list of produce from worst to best that the Environmental Working Group found when it comes to pesticides. Check out these foods that should be purchased organically!

Apples

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Peaches

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Snap Peas

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Potatoes

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Along with these produce items, purchasing certain meats such as beef and chicken is also something to think about when grocery shopping. Animals that are raised organically are not given any hormones or antibiotics to make them bigger and stronger. Animals given a pasture diet contain healthier nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E. If you're interested in learning more about when you should buy organic, click here to find out!

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Nectarines

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Strawberries

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Grapes

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Celery

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Spinach

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Sweet Bell Peppers

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Cucumbers

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Cherry Tomatoes

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