Buying organic food is becoming a very popular trend in today’s health conscious society, and for good reason. The public is becoming increasingly aware of the tremendous amounts of pesticides being used in modern agriculture. These pesticides have many compounds that are unnatural and contain toxins that are harmful to humans and especially our precious children.
However, many people find it hard to fit going strictly organic into their budgets, or they find it hard to remember what produce is especially important to buy organic vs. conventionally grown. Luckily there is some simple but powerful research on what fruits and vegetables are highest and lowest in pesticides, making shopping with your health in mind easier and less costly.