The champion was a strawberry in the most contaminated batch found 20 pesticides.
You might be surprised, but strawberries topped the ranking of the most pesticide-contaminated produce.
According to EWG, this vegetable food product is not so beneficial, as consumers are accustomed to imagine.
American non-profit organization Environmental Working Group (EWG) annual list of foods most contaminated with pesticides. The company also is a list of the most delicious and pure products.
After analyzing the chemical composition of vegetables, fruits and berries in 2017, a list of “Dirty dozen” topping the strawberry.
After research, the scientists saw that 70% of 48 the most popular herbal products have at least one pesticide. All in all, were found the remains of 178 chemicals. The champion was a strawberry in the most contaminated batch found 20 pesticides.
Even low levels of pesticides can be dangerous for children. Therefore, adults should monitor the food and feed younger a sufficient amount of fruits and vegetables
– said Philip Landrigan from Medical school mount Sinai.
Among the most contaminated products were also spinach, nectarines, apples, peaches, pears, cherries, grapes, celery, tomatoes, peppers and potatoes. Compared to last year, listing out the tomatoes and the cucumbers.
But among the purest plant food Champions have sweet corn, avocado, pineapples, cabbage, onions, peas, papaya, asparagus, mangoes, eggplant, cantaloupe, kiwi, cantaloupe, cauliflower and grapefruits.
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