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Buying Organic Foods

The pros and cons to buying organic

by Meri Raffetto RD, LDN  |  2000 views  |  0 comments  |        Rate this now! 

You can find a complete list of the worst and the best for pesticide residue at www.foodnews.org

Some Quick Tips to Reduce Pesticide Residues:

1.) Wash produce thoroughly, removing any outer leaves, with running water. Don't use soap.

2.) Trim visible fat and skin from meats, as pesticide residues are prone to build up in fat.

3.) Shop for produce at your local farmers market or a local co-op. You can often find less expensive organic foods in these venues.

 

 

About the Author

Meri Raffetto is a Registered Dietitian, and a columnist for Work It, Mom! and the founder of Real Living Nutrition Services, an online weight loss program that empowers people to make small changes s

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