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Old 11-05-2009, 03:08 AM   #1
Aw Yong Yi Xiang
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Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

Hey guys, just a question, Can veggies which are not organic, contain pesticides, be eaten raw? provided i wash it thoroughly?
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Old 11-05-2009, 07:34 AM   #2
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

I don't know if it's ok or not, but I eat them all the time raw. Still alive
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:38 AM   #3
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I don't know if it's ok or not, but I eat them all the time raw. Still alive
Eventually it is going to kill you; will probably take another 60 to 80 years but rest assured you are doomed!
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Old 11-05-2009, 03:48 PM   #4
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

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Hey guys, just a question, Can veggies which are not organic, contain pesticides, be eaten raw? provided i wash it thoroughly?
YES!!!

The whole scare over pesticides is silly. The trace amounts you will get from non-organic fruits and veggies is so minimal it's not worth spending energy thinking about it. Once washed (which is more for getting rid of bug poop and dirt then pesticides) you have absolutely nothing to worry about.
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Old 11-05-2009, 05:27 PM   #5
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

I use Fit vegetable wash and it takes all the wax and other junk off pretty easily. If it's something like a pepper or tomato, I spray it on, scrub it, and rinse it off. If it's berries or something leafy, I pour a bit into some cold water and let the items soak for a few minutes before draining and rinsing.
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Old 11-05-2009, 05:37 PM   #6
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

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Old 11-05-2009, 06:17 PM   #7
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

I eat 'em.
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Old 11-05-2009, 10:59 PM   #8
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

Thanks guys, so i guess i won't be spending money on organic foods cause they are expensive and also limited variety.

I'll just eat veggies containing pesticides raw then.
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

Sometimes I don't even wash stuff I like to think of it as building up my immunity.

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Old 11-06-2009, 07:03 AM   #10
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Re: Can normal veggies (non-organic, with pesticides) be eaten raw?

But when you guys eat raw veggies, do you have the taste of something like a bitter, mint-like taste? Especically green leaft veggies? It's a yucky taste heh

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