Paying attention and carefully choosing what you consume and put in you body, could really spare you from a lots of diseases and allergies. It is very important to know the difference between organically grown products than the ones containing pesticides. So, we made a list of top 10 products you should be buying organic. Always. Stories of how more expensive organic food is, should just make you think this way: ” If organic food is expensive, have you priced cancer lately?” Because you don’t want to get to price it. Be healthy, be organic and we will come up with 10 more! Take care of yourself!
When you buy beef that’s been certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), you’re not only cutting out those hormones, you’re also avoiding the massive doses of antibiotics cows typically receive, which the USDA says may lead to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in people.
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Strawberries may be a superfood—but they pose a potential risk unless you go organic. In addition to having up to 13 pesticides detected on the fruit, according to an Environmental Working Group (EWG) analysis, conventional strawberries have a large surface area and all those tiny bumps, which makes the pesticides hard to wash off, so you’re ingesting more of those chemicals.
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The linings of microwave-popcorn bags may contain a toxic chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA, which is used to prevent the food from sticking to the paper. Pick up an air-popper or make your popcorn in a pan on the stove top.
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The milk you’re drinking may not be doing your body good. Dairy products account for a reported 60 to 70 percent of the estrogens we consume through our food. If that seems like a shockingly large number, it’s mainly because milk naturally contains hormones passed along from cows. About 17% of dairy cows are treated with the hormone rBST or rBGH, which stimulates milk production by increasing circulating levels of another hormone called insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1).
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Celery stalks are very porous, so they retain the pesticides they’re sprayed with—up to 13 of them, according to the EWG analysis. We also advise you to buy organic bell peppers, spinach and potatoes because they scored high for pesticides, as well.
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When picking up tomato sauce or paste, choose the glass jar or box over the can.
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When deciding which foods to buy organic, potatoes are a must. Most conventionally-grown have one of the highest pesticide contents among fruits and veggies. The USDA discovered 81 percent of potatoes tested in 2006 contained pesticides even after being washed and peeled.
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Kale And Spinach
While spinach and kale offer many nutrients with very low calories, they are often sprayed with more than 20 kinds of pesticides before being tossed in our salads and cooked in our omelets. A USDA study found 58 pesticide residues are usually contained in spinach.
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Peaches, while juicy and delicious, are high on the list of tree fruits for being the most susceptible to pesticide residue, and usually contain levels above the legal limits. Contaminants in peaches are fungicides captan and iprodione, which have been linked to cancer.
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Apple peel is one of this popular tree fruit’s healthiest parts, offering phytochemicals that can reduce risk of cancer and heart diseases. Unfortunately, the peel is where pesticides accumulate, putting apples at the top of the organic foods priority list.
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