The Nutritarian

Healthy Eating Insight

Budgeting for Organic Produce

To Be or Not to Be Organic? That is Still the Question If you can’t justify or afford organics, be sure to reference the “dirty dozen” and “clean fifteen” to find what is safest, and where to save in the conventional vs. organic decision.  I alphabetized them to make it easier to remember.  Below is […]

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To Be, or Not to Be Organic: “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15″

That is the question. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) used the results of nearly 43,000 tests for pesticides on produce collected by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) between 2000 and 2004, to produce a ranking of commonly eaten fruits & vegetables.[17]  Wikidpedia, 2012.  The EWG lists the “Dirty Dozen” and a “Clean […]

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