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7 Organic Fruits Not To Buy

At one time or another everyone wants to eat healthy. When you choose to go organic not only can it be confusing but it can be EXPENSIVE! Well, I am about to give you 7 Organic Fruits NOT To Buy! Not only will this save you money, but it will give you a better understanding on exactly what is worth splurging on when it comes to organic foods.

7 Organic Fruits Not to Buy

 

7 Organic Fruits NOT To Buy:

  1. Oranges
  2. Bananas
  3. Watermelon
  4. Cantaloupe
  5. Honeydew
  6. Kiwi
  7. Pineapple

So what does all these fruits have in common? They have a rind!

You see, by definition the term “organic” means: of food : grown or made without the use of artificial chemicals. : not using artificial chemicals. : of, relating to, or obtained from living things.

So the idea behind organic means you are freeing yourself and your family from ingesting all those chemicals and toxins that would be found on non-organic produce. That’s great and all but it comes with a price AND more importantly it ends up being a waste of money. Why you ask?

Well let me embrace you. With the fruits I mentioned above (along with many others) whether or not a fruit is “organic” the majority of households remove the rind (skin) off of the fruits prior to eating them and just throw those rinds them away! In return, that means you are not ingesting those chemicals either way and you are WASTING MONEY!

So why would anyone pay for something they don’t benefit from? Beats me!

Of course, if you plan to eat the rinds or use them in any way it’s typically recommended to buy organic. But if you are one of the millions of households that buy fruits that can be peeled, then stay away from organic fruits (the same goes for vegetables). Instead save that money you would have used and use it elsewhere to purchase other healthy and organic foods. Your body and wallet with thank you!

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Danielle B

Saturday 27th of June 2015

What about all the pesticides getting into the soil from being sprayed on the plants? The plants are then absorbing the pesticides through the soil. Then we eat them. Under the rind. Hmmm

Brittanie

Saturday 27th of June 2015

Danielle, I understand the concerns and I am by no means an expert. This is just a way to help those that think they cannot afford organic food. I have researched and pesticides being absorbed into soil and crops depends on a variety of factors so it's truly up to the individual to do that sort of research. :)

Emm

Saturday 27th of June 2015

There are indeed more reasons to buy organic food. Those pesticides end up in water and soil too, to start with

Brittanie

Saturday 27th of June 2015

Emm I completely agree there are more reasons to buy organic food. This post is to encourage buying organic but many don't because they cannot afford it. That is why I shared 7 organic fruits that are not an absolute must to buy. Yes pesticides CAN end up in the soil and into the food but it depends on the methods used, types of pesticides, etc. This post isn't to discourage anyone from purchasing organic but to encourage those that have a very little budget to buy foods that truly should be 100% organic like meats, fruits where you eat the peels, etc. hope that clarifies!

Anika

Saturday 27th of June 2015

Doesn't it still soak in to the fruit through the skin though?

Brittanie

Saturday 27th of June 2015

Anika, from what I have been told and read, it doesn't especially on fruits with thicker rinds. Again, I realize this is something everyone is opinionated on so it's up to everyone to do their own research and decide what is best for them :)

Maria Johanson

Saturday 27th of June 2015

If you care about our planet and the people working whith fruit you would want to minimize the amount of pesticides used. Please think twice before buying anything produced with pesticides. Kind regards Maria