What Foods Should I Buy Organic?

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Many of you have heard me talk about why you should buy organic milk. We’ll discuss that in a future blog post.

But, with all the farmer’s markets and the variety of fresh fruits and vegetables in a variety of places, the question is often asked, “Which foods should I buy Organic?”  Generally, stay away from packaged, processed foods. And, when you buy your fresh fruits and vegetables, keep in mind the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15.  http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ALB00035/The-Dirty-Dozen-Foods-You-Should-Always-Buy-Organic.html

This list is published each year, with a few slight changes. In general, when people ask what produce they should buy organic, I provide this guideline:

berries and grapes on a wooden background

Be sure to add kale, spinach, broccoli and other non-peeled vegetables to your “buy organic” list.

 

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