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Foods The Best Foods to Buy Organic  

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List of the best foods to buy organic, as ranked by organic food lovers. Organic foods are those grown without the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides. Many shoppers reach for organic foods due to perceived health benefits, but the organic label also leads to a higher price tag. How do you know when it’s worth it to buy organic rather than conventionally grown foods? If you are trying to avoid eating foods grown using pesticides, there are certain crops, meats, and other food items you'll want to buy organic.

The foods featured on this list are the most likely to be grown using pesticides or other chemicals. Fruits and vegetables get sprayed with pesticides to guarantee they aren’t eaten up by small bugs by the time they make it to the store. Fatty meats have chemicals that keep the product from spoiling.

What are the best foods to buy organic? If you go down to your local farmers market or grocery store, the foods on this list are the ones worth paying extra for the organic label. If you know of any foods that should be bought organic that aren't on this foods to buy organic list, make sure to add them.

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Egg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic
Egg

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Chicken meat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Strawberries is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Grape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Apple is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Lettuce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Blueberry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Milk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Potato is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Spinach is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Raspberry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Celery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Cantaloupe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Pear is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Butter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Beef is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Peach is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Salad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Kale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Coffee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Yogurt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Cherry Tomato is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic
Cherry Tomato

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Cucumber is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Nectarine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Blackberry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Tomato sauce is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Jalapeño is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Pepper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Collard Green is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic
Collard Green

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Asparagus is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Sweet Red Bell Pepper is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Zucchini is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Eggplant is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic
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Chard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic

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Wine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Foods to Buy Organic