Green, yellow and red bell peppers from the ca...

Green, yellow and red bell peppers from the capsicum annuum plant. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Not the movie but the top 12 foods with the largest pesticide footprint. The author says people that switch these 12 items to organic versions can reduce their toxins by 80%. Some of these are shocking. We don’t even think about them. The dirty dozen are:

a) Apples
b) Celery
c) Strawberries
d) Peaches
e) Spinach
f) Nectarines (imported)
g) Grapes
h) Sweet Bell Peppers
i) Potatoes
j) Blueberries
k) Lettuce
l) Kale/Collard Greens
m) Others include:
i) Fatty Meats
ii) Milk
iii) Coffee
iv) Wine
v) Chocolate

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