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Why I’m done with berries and grapes out of season.

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Why I’m done with berries and grapes out of season.

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Spice_zing | | Apr 4, 2012 07:31 PM

I’m a fruit fanatic. Usually a fruit cup and smoothie at breakfast and fruit snacks throughout the day. Dilligently cleaning them before eating.

This past week I had a headache and nausea (rare). I knew it was something I ate and thru the process of elimination figured out it was the strawberries and grapes grown outside the US. The pesticides were imbedded and could not be washed off.

While I would love to buy all organic, this is not practical. I mourn the loss of having fresh strawberries and grapes in March. But the physical risk is too high. Thankfully there’s a variety of fruit to choose from so I’ve made adjustments. It’s too bad that food that’s supposed to be healthy is full of toxins.

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