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  • Writer's pictureFredericksburg Fitness

What is Clean Eating?

It is eating real, whole, unprocessed food as close to its natural state as possible, most of the time.


clean eating guide

Examples:

  • Vegetables

  • Fruits

  • High quality carbs (sweet potatoes, whole grain)

  • High quality sources of protein (fish, eggs, chicken)

  • Healthy fats (nuts, avocados)


Dirty Dozen: Foods that have the highest levels of pesticide residue.

  • Strawberries

  • Spinach

  • Kale, collard & mustard greens

  • Nectarines

  • Apples

  • Grapes

  • Cherries

  • Peaches

  • Pears

  • Bell & Hot peppers

  • Celery

  • Tomatoes


Clean Fifteen: Nearly 70% of the "Clean" fruit and vegetable samples had no pesticide residues.

  • Avocado

  • Sweet corn

  • Pineapple

  • Onion

  • Papaya

  • Sweet peas

  • Eggplant

  • Asparagus

  • Broccoli

  • Cabbage

  • Kiwi

  • Cauliflower

  • Mushrooms

  • Honeydew melon

  • Cantaloupe

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