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The Dirty Dozen: What's In Your Fruit?

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Give 'Em a Bath

Add 2 tablespoons of baking soda or lemon juice to 1 quart of water and soak your fruits and vegetables for 15 minutes to remove dirt and pesticide residues, recommends certified health coach Rachel Feldman. Peel peaches, apples and other thin-skinned fruits and vegetables, which tend to absorb the most pesticides.