We get asked a lot which foods families should focus on buying organic and which foods they can save money on by buying conventional. The Environmental Working Group creates to yearly lists to help you out: the Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15.
The top 5 foods on the Dirty Dozen list are below. These are produce items you really should buy organic if at all possible, as they are the most likely to absorb pesticides.
- Sweet Bell Peppers
The top 5 foods on the Clean 15 list are the items least likely to contain pesticides, so save some money and buy conventional (not organic).
- Sweet Corn
To see the whole list, visit the EWG website.