The Dirty Dozen™: Twelve Foods with High Pesticide Residue

Each year, The Environmental Working Group updates it’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™. The guide tests 48 fruits and vegetables and ranks them according to their level of pesticide contamination. The 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residue are named the year’s Dirty Dozen™. Should you avoid these products? See for yourself.

10 Steps to a Healthier Diet

It’s a nagging fact of life that our health, vitality, and lifespan are tethered to what we put into our bodies. Perhaps in some other universe there is a place where Cheetos, chocolate, and bacon are the ideal fuel for healthy living, but alas, we live in a cruel world awash in tasty foods that cause sickness and even early death. Here are 10 easy steps toward better eating and a healthier diet.