‘Clean 15’: 2013 List of Fruits & Vegetables Least Contaminated By Pesticides

It is always good to eat clean and least contaminated with pesticides fruits and vegetables. Isn’t it? So, to assure the public what fruits and vegetables are least contaminated with pesticides, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its 2013 list of fruits and vegetables that are least contaminated with pesticides and called them Clean 15.

These are the Clean 15, 2013 list of fruits and vegetables that are least contaminated with pesticides:

  1. Corn
  2. Onions
  3. Pineapples
  4. Avocados
  5. Cabbage
  6. Frozen Sweet Peas
  7. Papaya
  8. Mangoes
  9. Asparagus
  10. Eggplant
  11. Kiwi
  12. Grapefruit
  13. Cantaloupe
  14. Sweet Potato
  15. Mushrooms

Vegetables You SHOULD NOT Refrigerate

Here are some of the vegetables that SHOULD NOT be refrigerated.

PotatoesPotatoes (image from ddmcdn.com)

The flavors of potatoes are altered by refrigeration.

OnionsOnions (image from speedyremedies.com)

Onions would tend to be mushy when stayed longer inside the fridge.


TomatoesTomatoes (image from i-want-abs.com)

Tomatoes easily gotten soft when inside the fridge.

Actually, there are still more foods that shouldn’t be refrigerated not just merely vegetables. And also, this just recently popped out in my mind when I remembered the sprocket inside the fridge in the dormitory, those best columbia mens jackets shouldn’t be included, supposedly. However, my foreigner dorm-mate put his jackets inside the fridge for reasons I do not know!