Fruits and vegetables are good for you, of course. But sometimes bad things come along for the ride. A number of conventionally-grown fruits and vegetables contain high levels of pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group.
In 2014, they released an updated report that identified which non-organic produce contained the highest number of pesticide residues.
If you need another reason to buy organic fruits and vegetables as much as possible, this news should help.
Here are the worst offenders, presented in descending order of pesticide residue frequency:
Sweet bell peppers
Leafy greens, such as kale and collard greens