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Why ought someone buy conventional, not organic, for fruits and vegetables on the EWG's 2018 Dirty Dozen List?

I'm asking only about fruits and vegetables on the EWG's 2018 Dirty Dozen List which advocates buying organic for these fruits and vegetables, because they are likely to contain pesticides when ...
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What are the health benefits of buying organic for fruits and vegetables on the EWG's Clean 15 List?

I'm asking about fruits and vegetables in the EWG's 2018 Clean Fifteen List which suggests that buying organic for these products is unnecessary because even when conventionally grown they are ...
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Are commercial figs vegan?

My parents have a fig tree and, apart from the occasional worm or bug that might reside in the fig and then be eaten by us, those figs are vegan and grown with vegan methods (we basically just water ...
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Bananas - the pros and cons of living off them

I have a lot of bananas at the moment. I am cooking them, eating them in so many ways it is impossible to explain. However, is it possible to live off bananas in my vegetarian diet? Am I getting ...
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Is boiling orange or lemon peels and drinking it as a tea healthy? [closed]

In the following article we can read that you can you can 'boil the (orange) peel for around 15-20 minutes and drink it like a tea'. Side note: Wouldn't you end up with essential oil instead where ...
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Are mango seeds edible?

Is it safe to blend in a mango pit for the fruit juice? Is it healthy or not? Some seeds can be mildly toxic, therefore I'm asking about the edibility of mango seeds.
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What are the health benefits of eating citrus fruits with their peels?

I'd like to know what are the health advantages of eating citrus fruits with their peels. By citrus fruits I mean lemons, limes, oranges, mandarins, etc. Lets assume we're talking about raw, organic ...
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How to remove pesticides and harmful bacteria from fruits and vegetables?

I'd like to blend some fruits with their peels, however I'm concerns about pesticides and harmful bacteria. I understand I should buy organic, but in case it's not or just to be safe, what methods I ...