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A Guide to Pesticides in Produce

The easiest way to avoid pesticides and other chemicals in one’s produce is to buy certified organic produce. However, this is not always possible. Thus, it’s important to know which crops are contaminated with the highest amounts of pesticides. The Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org) found that of the 42 fruits and vegetables with the highest … Learn More

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What the Kale?

Kale has created a lot of buzz over the past few years due to its high amounts of vitamins and nutrients, anti-inflammatory properties and low caloric count. Some have even dubbed it “the new beef”, “the queen of greens” or “a nutritional powerhouse.” And while it offers a wide array of nutrients and beneficial properties, … Learn More

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