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INSTITUTE FOR AGRICULTURE AND TRADE POLICY � FOOD AND HEALTH PROGRAM Smart Produce Guide

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Safer, sustainable produce for healthy children Fruits and vegetables provide essential minerals, vitamins and fiber that are critical for growing children and pregnant and nursing women. To maximize health benefits, everyone should try to eat three to five servings of vegetables and two to four servings of fruit each day. On the other hand, produce often contains residues of pesticides, chemicals designed to kill weeds and insects. Pesticide residue levels vary depending on the type of produce and how it’s grown. This guide will help you choose fruits and vegetables that have lower residues, so yo

Year: 2011
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