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The Clean Fifteen

To quote from Tim Ferris’ amazing book, The Four-Hour Chef, to eat from this list, if the produce is conventionally grown, will cut your pesticide intake by 90%. His book quotes the 2012 list. I have the updated list for 2013 below.
asparagus_main1. Asparagus
2. Avocados
3. Cabbage
4. Cantalope
5. Sweet corn
6.Eggplant
7. Grapefruit
8. Kiwi
9. Mangoes
10. Mushrooms
11. Onions
12. Papayas
13. Pineapples
14. Sweetpeas – frozen
15. Sweet potatoes

List courtesy of the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

You can always check the PLU, if you are not sure. You can read more about that here.

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