Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Dirty dozen: is your healthy diet a deadly chemical cocktail?
The Dirty Dozen: The 12 Most Contaminated Fruits and Veggies
The 12 Least Contaminated Fruits and Veggies
WHAT ABOUT WASHING?
Washing with water and even peeling your produce can get rid of some residues, but not all. Some chemicals seep into the flesh of the item, while others are designed to cling to the surface, unable to be diluted or washed away by rainstorms. Peeling the skin off fruits and veggies may get rid of more chemicals, but it also gets rid of vital nutrients as well.
This is an excerpt from an interesting article I found today.
Read the entire article here: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0XUK/is_1_3/ai_n17213445