15 fruits and vegetables you should never buy organic
Eat healthy and stay healthy is the true way to remain fit. This includes intake of a lot of healthy items like fruits and vegetables that contain all the essential nutrients required by the body.
Today, with the profuse pesticide content in the plants, the poison’s residue gets absorbed into the fruits and vegetables that can be very harmful to intake. So, the only alteration, i.e switching to the organic products may not always be a feasible solution as that can sometimes cost you a pretty penny, leading to a financial hurdle.
To keep a check on the highest and the lowest pesticide residues in the fruits and vegetables, there is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that releases the Shopper’s guide to pesticides every year. On the basis of the list, you can easily decide the budget of purchasing them either conventional or organic, depending upon its level of adulteration.
The 15 fruits and vegetables you should never buy organic are:
To all the Guacamole savors, Avacado has once again acquired a clean chit in the clean 15 list. It is seen that it contains less than 1 percent of pesticide in it with hardly one pesticide found in the fruit!
The yummy snack has also cleared the list, obtaining hardly 2 percent of the pesticide residue in it. Sweetcorns are known to be cultivated from the genetically engineered seeds. So, you can always opt for the organic one, if you want!
Close to 90 percent of the tested fruits are seen to possess no harmful pesticide residue, making it fit to be consumed conventionally.
More than 86 percent of the vegetable are seen to contain no pesticide residues and hardly two in more than 700 cabbage samples are witnessed having no more than one pesticide residue in it.
Out of all the possible samples tested, less than 10 percent contained any pesticide residues.
Frozen Sweet Peas
Almost 80 percent of the samples tested had no pesticide residue, with hardly 2 pesticide residues detected.
This yummy fruit is also known to have no residue of pesticide in almost 80 percent of its samples. This fruit is made from genetically modified seeds, so, you can always opt for organic one, if you want to!
Just one in 10 of this green veggie sample was seen to have a little pesticide residue. Almost 70 percent of the samples were found free from any pesticides.
Almost half of the conventional samples contained no detectable harmful residue and one sample possessed no more than 3 pesticide residue.
Approximately 10 percent of the fruit was seen to contain more than one pesticide residue in it.
The pesticide count has not been more than 6 on any kiwi samples tested.
The pesticide count was no more than four and almost half of the samples of the melons tested had no noticeable pesticide at all.
No more than two pesticides in number were detected in the fruit and almost 78 percent of the mangoes were found pesticide-residues free.
The count was no more than three in any of the conventionally grown eggplants.
A whopping 90 percent of the conventionally grown asparagus had no harmful residue at all!