Conventional celery highest in hidden pesticides

Diet-conscious folks have relied on celery for no-calorie munchies. But doing so has now been shown to have a serious negative side.

Dirty Dozen list

Conventional celery have now topped the soon-to-be released updated Dirty Dozen’s” list for having the highest amount of pesticide residue, according to green nonprofit Environmental Working Group’s latest Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides.

Dr. Andrew Weil, renowned author and integrative medicine guru, is straightforward about non-organic produce. “If I can’t get organic versions of those, I’m not gonna eat them.”

 So consumer beware. Shop smart and avoid the known hidden pesticides.Making a few small buying changes can make a big difference.