Reduce your Risk of Toxins with this Fruit & Veggie List: When to Shop Organic!

Reduce your risk of toxins. A MUST Shop Organic List: the Dirty Dozen & the Clean 15


One way you can eliminate toxins from coming into your body is to buy fresh, organic, fruits & veggies. Please copy this list for your shopping guide and be a smart consumer!  I know it may seem like an awesome deal to buy from bulk sources such as Costco or other larger markets, but the problem is that you’re risking your health with an average of 50-70 different harmful pesticides/chemicals on one piece or serving.  The Environmental Working Group estimates that an individual can reduce risk by 80% when sticking to the following list!

As a rule of thumb, you should always buy SOFT SKIN fruits & veggies ORGANIC!

Here’s a list of the dirty dozen and should always be ORGANIC:

Dirty Dozen:  Apples, Blueberries, Berries/Strawberries, Bell Peppers, Celery, Cucumber, Grapes, Lettuce, Leafy Greens/Kale/Collard/Spinach, Nectarines, Peaches, Potatoes.

The Clean 15 are foods that are OK to buy conventionally, because when tested there are little or no traces of pesticides when grown non-organically.

The Clean 15: Asparagus, Avocado, Cabbage, Sweet Corn (GMO Caution), Cantaloupe, Eggplant, Grapefruit, Kiwi Fruit, Mango, Mushrooms, Onions, Sweet Potatoes, Sweet Peas, Pineapple, Watermelon.


  • Kathie Brown

    Hi Sweetie.. Just reviewed some old newsletters..LOVE yr enthusiasm, n th fotos of U w/ avo on yr face n hair, so brave, but why not when u r beautiful w/out make up?!!..Plan 2 do it 2morrow (Sat)..What r u growing in that huge pot?..What do u fertilize yr Meyer lemon with?..Love the recipes, n all info..My most upsetting problem is weight gain accompanied by pot belly n thick hormones hav been tested n I am on bio identical hormone cream…I eat NO dairy, grains, sugar, beans!..What’s next???

    • michelle

      Hello Lovely KKB! THANK YOU for your comments & compliments!!!
      I have herbs growing in pots! Not sure which pot we’re talking about here!
      I use my Tower Garden mineral solution or you can find organic citrus food for fertilizing, garden growing! you will find good resources!
      I can totally understand your frustration around weight & tummy…Even though you have a pretty clean diet,
      YOUR “formula” is off, next step, Let’s talk! I will give you immediate recommendation to help you feel GREAT! Schedule here…

      MUCH LOVE~ Michelle

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