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E-mail from the Market: 
Don’t buy these foods as “organic,” since their natural “skin” from nature makes them practically pesticide proof! 

Stay healthy and save some money.  In some cases mother nature encases our food in a skin that’s so tough and air tight that few things from the outside (specifically pesticides) can get inside.If your buying organic specifically for foods to have a low pesticide load, good for you.  We ALL should be concerned about this.But buying the following foods as “organic” for that reason is a waste, since they all naturally have a low pesticide load. 
Asparagus
Avocados
Bananas
Broccoli
Mango
Kiwi
Cabbage
Onions
Papaya
Pineapple
Now, if you buy organic for other reasons (supporting local organic farming, locavors, etc) then go for it.  But the above list can save you some money, and keep you healthy as well.  Something to think about.  à vo·tre santé
Dr. Jack Barnathan
(photo: Die Markthalle in Berlin, Germany.  One of my favorite farmers markets that my mother, grandmother and great-grandmother all shopped in.  Having lunch there with my Mom and Grandmother and ‘experiencing’ fresh farm vegetables like I’ve never tasted was a treat for my heart, soul and appetite.)

E-mail from the Market:

Don’t buy these foods as “organic,” since their natural “skin” from nature makes them practically pesticide proof!
 


Stay healthy and save some money.  

In some cases mother nature encases our food in a skin that’s so tough and air tight that few things from the outside (specifically pesticides) can get inside.

If your buying organic specifically for foods to have a low pesticide load, good for you.  We ALL should be concerned about this.

But buying the following foods as “organic” for that reason is a waste, since they all naturally have a low pesticide load. 

  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Broccoli
  • Mango
  • Kiwi
  • Cabbage
  • Onions
  • Papaya
  • Pineapple

Now, if you buy organic for other reasons (supporting local organic farming, locavors, etc) then go for it.  But the above list can save you some money, and keep you healthy as well.  
Something to think about. 

 à vo·tre santé


Dr. Jack Barnathan

(photo: Die Markthalle in Berlin, Germany.  One of my favorite farmers markets that my mother, grandmother and great-grandmother all shopped in.  Having lunch there with my Mom and Grandmother and ‘experiencing’ fresh farm vegetables like I’ve never tasted was a treat for my heart, soul and appetite.)

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