Most people have no idea of the fact that the fruit and vegetables are usually covered with pesticides. The Department of Agriculture of USA discovered that 65% of the items that went through the testing turned out to be positive for pesticides!
This is not good.
The Environmental Working Group represents an organization which tries to give out real, precise information in regards to the chemicals found in the food and cosmetics. Plus to make certain that the customers are given the exact precise information when they decide to purchase these products.
Due to this fact, each year the list which contains the most and least chemically filled foods and cosmetics is being updated. And those information are given to the customers.
The most chemically filled products are apples, celery, little tomatoes, peaches, potatoes, snap peas, spinach, purple berries, strawberries, cucumbers and sweet bell peppers. As well as, hot peppers, kale and collard greens were filled with pesticides.
To make things worse, purchasing organic food is not budget-friendly at all. Eating organic fruit and vegetables is always the better solution, but if that's not an option we need to learn how to wash non-organic properly.
Experts agree that organic distilled white vinegar is the best solution.
Opposed to the commercial spray bottles which are used at washing this type of food. It is made a mixture of vinegar and three parts of water into a spray bottle. After that, the mixture is used in spraying on the fruit and vegetable. Then they are rubbed with a comb before washing it with pure water.
Several studies from recent times connects these chemicals with different diseases. Pesticides are usually connected with cancer. In regards to this, it is essential to lower the toxic chemicals intake.