Organic Applesauce A Must For Babies - 98 Percent Of Apples Contain Pesticides

It's no shock that kids who eat plenty of fruits and veggies are healthier than kids who don't. However, if...
It's no shock that kids who eat plenty of fruits and veggies are healthier than kids who don't. However, if the bulk of the veggies you give your kids are conventional vs. organic, you could be serving up a whopping helping of pesticides with that healthy produce. Especially, if your little one loves applesauce. baby food, healthy baby food, homemade apple sauce, Homemade baby food, homemade baby puree, homemade organic baby food, organic applesauce, organic baby food Environmental Working Group (EWG) has just released their 7th edition Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. As always, EWG highlights the worst offenders with their “Dirty Dozen” list, and this year apples are the worst. The Dirty Dozen list are the 12 produce items that contain the largest concentrated amounts of pesticides. Thus, the dirty dozen list are fruits and veggies you should always buy in organic form - especially for your growing baby. This year, the USDA and EWG notes that pesticides were found in more than 98% of the 700+ apple samples tested. Those pesticides go right to your baby and may harm his development. Other vegetables and fruits with LOTS of pesticides include:
  1. Apples
  2. Celery
  3. Strawberries
  4. Peaches
  5. Spinach
  6. Imported Nectarines
  7. Imported Grapes
  8. Sweet Bell Peppers
  9. Potatoes
  10. Domestic Blueberries
  11. Lettuce
  12. Kale/Collard Greens
You should always buy the produce above in organic form. Organic fruits and veggies are safer and free from icky pesticides, chemicals and fake artificial colors. Whenever you can, be sure to buy organic baby food. Better yet, make your own organic baby food. Most baby food on the market is full of sodium; organic or not, homemade is healthier. Learn more:

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