(NEWS CENTER) - What's more important? Buying organic or buying local? It's a topic that's been up for debate both here in Maine and nationally.
Ann-Marie Davee is a nutritionist at UNE. She gives her two cents on where she falls on that question. She also details which foods you should always scrub before eating and which ones don't fall under that umbrella. They are called the dirty dozen and the clean fifteen. Here are those lists down below.
The Dirty Dozen - (These foods need to be scrubbed before eaten)
Sweet bell peppers
The Clean Fifteen (no scrubbing necessary)
Sweet peas frozen
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