Best juicer recipes gone bad  – The Dirty Dozen

If you are new to juicing, or if you are an experienced juicer, it helps you to keep in touch with Environmental Working Group. Their website is

One of the benefits their relentless advocating of healthier lives in a healthier environment is their report on Dirty Dozen™ which is the list of the vegetables and fruits with the most pesticide residue at higher concentration than other fruits.

The Dirty Dozen™ 2014  list includes

  • Apples
  • Strawberries
  • Grapes
  • Celery
  • Peaches
  • Sweet bell peppers
  • Imported nectarines
  • Cucumbers
  • Cherries
  • Tomatoes
  • Imported Snap peas
  • Potatoes

Some of the disturbing facts for those who love potatoes and grapes is that an average potato had more pesticides by weight than any other food and a single grape sample contained 15 pesticides. Each of the celery, cherry, tomatoes, snap peas and strawberries showed 13 different pesticides.