12 Foods to Eat Organic Continued

Dan Shapley at thedailygreen.com continues his list of the foods most affected by pesticides.

 

9. Potatoes

 

America's favorite vegetable is the potato; unfortunately, more than 35 pesticides have been detected on potatoes in USDA testing. Sweet potatoes offer a delicious alternative with less chance of pesticide residue.

 

10. Blueberries

 

Blueberries usually make the dirty dozen list, since more than 50 pesticides have been detected as residue on them. Frozen blueberries have proved somewhat less contaminated. Unfortunately, obvious alternatives like cranberries and cherries, while they may not make the dirty dozen list this year, are often contaminated themselves. For breakfast cereal, if you can't find blueberries, consider topping with bananas.

 

Read more:http://www.thedailygreen.com/healthy-eating/eat-safe/dirty-dozen-foods#ixzz1rWqFaXNk