Organic: If you're a parent or a savvy foodie, this word passes your lips everyday. It describes produce that is grown without potentially harmful pesticides. Sure, many experts insist such chemicals are safe. But with a rise in information, you're probably more vigilant about what goes into your body and/or your child's, and with good reason. "Babies eat more than adults, pound for pound, and are more vulnerable to environmental toxins," says Alan Greene, MD, pediatrician and author of Raising Baby Green.
To lower your chemical load, you don't need to take an all-or-nothing approach. Start with a change or two based on what your family regularly eats. These seven staples are a good beginning.