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
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Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...