The Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid When TTC

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Yes, if you are not eating organic then you MUST avoid the “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and vegetables.

The “Dirty Dozen”

Can’t afford to go organic?

When you are trying to conceive it seems life can become VERY expensive.

Sadly many people do not understand how important eating clean is so don’t always prioritise eating organic.

We live in a toxic world nowadays… Fact.

Ever since WW2 what has become ‘normal’ is actually toxic forms of farming that saturate crops with fungicides, pesticides and herbicides… All of which make it more and more difficult for consumers to have children because these chemicals are strongly linked to infertility.

The following list shows the highest pesticide residue fruits and vegetables to help you avoid consuming the most toxic ones in your home or out at a restaurant.

12 Most Contaminated Fruits and Vegetables

  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Sweet Bell Peppers
  • Celery
  • Nectarines
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Pears
  • Grapes (Imported)
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Potatoes

The Clean 15

The list is always changing and is different from country to country based on farming. However for 2021 in the UK her’s the Clean 15 safe fruit and vegetables to have if you can not access organic.

The 15 Least Contaminated Fruit and Vegetables

  1. Onions
  2. Avocado
  3. Pineapples
  4. Mango
  5. Asparagus
  6. Kiwi Fruit
  7. Bananas
  8. Cabbage
  9. Broccoli
  10. Papaya
  11. Mushrooms
  12. Eggplant (Aubergine)
  13. Asparagus
  14. Honeydew Melon
  15. Cantaloupe Melon (Rockmelon)

Other Topics Worth Reading:

  1. Superfoods for Fertility – How Superfoods Benefit FertilityRead here
  2. What Keeps Cancer Away Are The Same Things That Boost Fertility – The Anti-Cancer Lifestyle is Pro-FertilityRead here
  3. Food to Create Super Sperm – Read here
About the author:

Fiona Boulton is a Fertility Specialist
(An expert in her field since 2007) and leader in Fertility Mind Mastery, Fertility Meditation, Fertility Yoga and Fertility Coaching –

helping people take back control of their fertility, faster.

Fiona is the founder of Awakening Fertility – Harley Street (Harley Street Fertility Clinic), London; Concept Fertility Putney; Chichester, West Sussex and Perth, Australia

  • Huffington Post Fertility Writer
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  • Fertility Support Group Co-ordinator for Harley Street Fertility Clinic and Infertility Network UK
  • Nutrition Counsellor
  • Public Speaker
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  • QiYoga® Founder
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  • Fertile Lifestyle Motivator
  • Fertility Support Group Facilitator
  • Fertility Practitioner Training Co-ordinator
Through Fiona’s “transformation guaranteed” Fertile Lifestyle courses, Fiona helps navigate major transitions to detox your mind and body to help you effectively ‘think yourself fertile’; to change the map your mind has of your body and therefore change your physiology by clearing mental and emotional blockages to having your baby. Fiona’s work focuses on you taking back control by changing the internal and external environment of your cells so you can improve chances of fertility success.

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