Learn to save money at the supermarket with Dr. John Robinson who shares his tips on why the 'Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen' will help you get the most out of your 'organic' dollar.
Robinson said, "Knowing what the 'Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen' are will help you get the most out of your organic dollar and overall thyroid health."
According to Robinson, "The following 12 foods (known as the dirty dozen) have the highest pesticide levels and you should buy organic whenever possible: peaches, apples, bell peppers, celery, nectarines, strawberries, cherries, kale, lettuce, imported grapes, carrots, and pears."
The Clean 15 are some non-organic fruits and vegetables that have much lower pesticide levels. These include onions, avocados, sweet corn, pineapples, mangos, asparagus, sweet peas, kiwis, cabbages, eggplants, papaya, watermelon, broccoli, tomatoes and sweet potatoes.
One of the most dangerous known chemicals used in farming is called organophosphates. This harmful substance has been linked to cancer, Parkinson's, chronic fatigue syndrome and fetal abnormalities.
Another benefit to organic is the soil it comes from contains higher levels of Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, iron and chromium. Organic can also optimize your thyroid levels." Dr. Robinson recommends buying from farmer's markets.
For more information on Dr. John A. Robinson and his book The Hormone Zone, please visit: www.drjohnarobinson.com
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