HealthAlert: Fruits & Vegetables Must Know Info

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Posted on 24th May 2012 by admin in Health Alerts |LivingFuelTV

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It’s hard to top a cold, crisp fresh-cut watermelon on a warm spring day. Fresh fruit and vegetables are among the most powerful (and flavorful) fuel for our bodies! In today’s timely HealthAlert, we explore how we can maximize the nutrition of our favorite produce and protect our families from potential hazards such as herbicides and pesticides.

It’s best to shop the perimeters of our grocery store, but how do we safely navigate the vast array of colorful fruits and vegetables in the produce section? Which non-organic fruits and vegetables are OK to eat when the organically-grown equivalent is not available? Which should you always try to purchase organically and why? Which fruits and vegetables are genetically-modified? Which are listed in the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen” and which are on the “Clean 15″? What is a PLU number and why is it important?

Learn the answer to these questions, have a pen handy and empower yourself by clicking on the graphic below to watch.