by Joanie Whitman, Itsabelly KC

The Environmental Working Group ranked 47 different kinds of fruits and vegetables for the amounts of different pesticides found on their surfaces. EWG warns that there’s a growing consensus among scientists that even small doses of pesticides can cause lasting damage to human health and should especially be avoided in kids and pregnant moms. That’s why Itsabelly believes that spending more money on organic produce when you can is very worthwhile. Here are some quick resources which describe the fruits and veggies to avoid because of the strong exposure to pesticides.

Watch video for more tips: When is Spending More on Organic Produce Worthwhile?

EWG created a handy pocket guide and even offers an iPhone app that lists both the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15″ for easy grocery shopping.

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