Of course you can explain that every dollar you spend on PREVENTION may save 100 dollars on TREATMENT.
The following foods have low pesticide levels when grown with normal commercial methods.
“The hairy skin of the kiwi fruit is high in antioxidants and thought to have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic properties. The skin contains three times the antioxidants of the pulp; it also fights off bugs such as Staphylococcus and E-coli, which are responsible for food poisoning.” Eating fruit and vegetable peel could combat cancer
"Along with fibre and vitamin C, a pineapple’s real benefit lies in an enzyme called bromelain, which breaks down food and dead human tissues linger in the digestive system quickly, protecting the stomach. The core of a pineapple contains twice the bromelain concentration of the surrounding fruit.” Eating fruit and vegetable peel could combat cancer
- Sweet peas (frozen)
- Sweet potatoes
These you should buy organic: because of their high pesticide levels with normal commercial methods.
- Bell peppers
- Domestic blueberries
- Imported Grapes
- Spinach, kale and collard greens
Not all non-organic fruits and vegetables have a high pesticide level. Some produce has a strong outer layer that provides a defense against pesticide contamination. The group found a number of non-organic fruits and vegetables dubbed the “Clean 15″ that contained little to no pesticides.