In order to maintain our health at an optimum level, we should include a lot of fruits and vegetables in our diet.
A number of people are not familiar with the fact that the fruit and vegetables are usually covered with pesticides and sold on the market exactly like that. According to the Department of Agriculture of USA, 65% of the specimens that were tested turned out to be positive for pesticides
The Environmental Working Group is an organization which works on giving accurate information referring to the chemicals that are found in cosmetics and food.
And do not forget to mention that the customers are familiar with the real information at the time when they decide to purchase these products. The most and least chemically filled foods and cosmetics are on a list which is being updated annually. And all the customers have an access to this list.
Speaking about this year, the products which are the most abundant with pesticides are celery, peaches, apples, little tomatoes, purple berries, cucumbers, strawberries, snap peas, sweet bell peppers, spinach, collard greens, kale, and hot peppers.
Purchasing organic food
Even though purchasing organic food can be a little expensive, it is definitely a better solution. However, before consuming the vegetables and fruits, make sure to regularly clean and wash them.
The experts recommend using white vinegar so you can be able to wash them thoroughly. Just mix 1 part vinegar and 3 parts white vinegar into a spray bottle, and spray the mixture on your vegetable and fruit. Make sure to rub them with a comb before washing them with water.
A number of studies proved that these chemicals are related to various diseases even to cancer. So, in order to protect your health, it is very important to pay attention to the chemicals intake and make sure to regularly wash your vegetables and fruit!