The Dirty Dozen- Boulder Counseling News Post

Boulder Counseling News Post!

Researchers now know that pesticides greatly affect human’s mental and physical heath as well as cognitive development.  To find out more information on how pesticides affect humans, go to the blog post: Do Pesticides Affect Your Mental Health?

The Dirty Dozen: Here are a list of fruits and vegetables that carry a high level of pesticides that you might consider buying organic.  

  • celery
  • peaches
  • strawberries
  • apples
  • domestic blueberries
  • nectarines
  • sweet bell peppers
  • spinach, kale and collard greens
  • cherries
  • potatoes
  • imported grapes
  • lettuce

For more information, please go to the link below.  To also find information on eating good food on a tight budget, click this link: EWG.

Source: PBS

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