‘pesticides’

The Dirty Dozen List is Growing Like a Weed

By Robyn Priebe on 05/01/2013

Each year, the Environmental Working Group puts out a handy list of produce items that are highest to lowest in pesticide residues.  The list highlights the top 12 items with the most chemical residue – aka The Dirty Dozen and the 15 items with the lowest levels, aka, The Clean Fifteen. Unfortunately the catchy names may not hold up long-term since […] Read more »

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Healthy Eating: Does Organic Pay?

By Marsha Hudnall on 03/21/2006

Healthy eating is critical for healthy weights, but it sure can get confusing just what healthy eating is sometimes.  One example:  I’ve always been kind of on the fence about organic foods.  On the one hand, fruits and veggies grown with pesticides often look better than the organic variety.  And, of course, they cost less.  But the mother in me […] Read more »

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