If you know me, you know I am ALL about eating organic when possible. I love the feeling of knowing my food is non-GMO and free of pesticides and artificial ingredients. AND my body loves it too! While most people may choose to go organic for different reasons including general health, avoiding hormones and antibiotics, animals, and environmental reasons… it can be COSTLY.
Not everyone can afford to eat organic or buy every single food item organic. That’s ok. While I feel that eating mostly organic foods is the best option for your health, I know that it can add up and sometimes you just have to choose the non-organic version to save a little extra cash. So which foods can you expect to contain the least amount of pesticides when buying non-organic?
Items safest to buy non-organic:
Foods where we aren’t eating the skin or the outside layer will typically have less exposure to pesticides and are safest to buy without being organic.
Items you should ALWAYS try to buy organic:
A few tips to avoid pesticides even further:
Again, I always try to buy organic first when possible but using this list when on a budget will help. Print it out and bring it with you on your next trip to the grocery store!
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