Should you buy organic? Are some foods typically more laden with pesticides than other foods? Are there any good reasons to spend the extra money on organic products?
If you or a loved one has diabetes, you already go the extra mile to put the healthiest fare you can on your table and in your mouths each day.
How important is it that you choose organic? Here's what you need to know....
For a list of 27 fruits and vegetables ranked from highest pesticide load to lowest, click here.
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. 4/11
Cherry-Crowned Almond Pear Gems Roast Chicken-Chipotle Nachos with Cilantro-Avocado Tropical Pineapple Gazpacho Spinach Cauliflower Salad & Lemon-Pepper Dressing Mocha Cookies Honey Mustard Lamb Chops Chicken Frittata White Bean Tuna Salad Rolled Veggie Quesadillas Spinach Salad with Scallops and Apples
I had a work dinner last night with some leadership from my office. I always find diabetes etiquette at these things to be kind of tricky. It was a four course meal, with salad, soup, entree' and dessert and coffee. There was also a selection of gluten free and non-gluten free dinner rolls. I felt way too full of questions for waitress... "Could I get my dressing on the side? How much sugar is in it?" A course later...