Tag Archive: Pesticides

Sep 27

When/What to Buy Organic

It’s been a fair bit of time since I last posted information on the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 and over the years, the information does change as you can see in this list I posted 2-3 years ago. For those of you who have not heard of these terms simply put the Dirty Dozen …

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Jul 12

Food4Thought: Nitrates

At a girls breakfast the other weekend, I was telling one of my friends (who also avoids grains, dairy and legumes) about some awesome bacon I found at the market. We both seek out bacon sourced from free-range pork, but this recent find of mine was free-range and nitrate free (I tastes AMAZING).  After gushing over …

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Nov 23

A shopper’s guide to pesticides

FOR MORE RECENT INFORMATION, PLEASE REFERENCE THIS LINK. I recently participated in a conference in Miami, FL which focused on using food as medicine. At this conference we were given some useful lists that I’ve included below. The “dirty dozen” ranks produce with the highest amounts of pesticides and the “clean 15”  lists produce on the other end of …

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