People that buy organic will tell you, organic fruits and vegetables taste better—they’re right, they do—and clearly, these folks are willing to pay the extra cost, which can be as high as two to three times the price of conventional stuff.
But many organic foodies claim organic produce is more nutritious. On that, the jury is still out.
Overall, the decision to go organic comes down to preference and—especially these days—budget, but an important thing to remember is not to over stress. If you can’t find organic don’t let it stop you from eating fruits and vegetables.
For reference, here’s list of the most contaminated fruits and vegetables, via the Environmental Working Group: apples, celery, cherries, imported grapes, lettuce, nectarines, peaches, pears, strawberries and sweet bell peppers.
What a bummer! I love peaches. But here’s tip. A doctor friend of mine said quickly dunking peaches in boiling water is a good way to clean them up.