The Most Pesticide-Laden Produce

You won't be questioning organic after reading this list.

By Leah Zerbe

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Strawberries2. Strawberries

EWG rated strawberries as the second most contaminated fruit, basing its conclusion on government data. Still, if it's a choice between eating a conventional strawberry or processed, sugar- or fat-laden convenience foods, choose the berry—the antioxidants in even nonorganic versions outweigh the risks, EWG notes. To cut your chemical load, choose organic whenever possible.

Grow Your Own: Strawberries

 
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