September 28, 2009
Fruit & Vegetable Wash Recipe
This recipe was passed on to the celiac support group I attend by the woman who spoke about organic food at our last meeting.
It is important to wash your fruit and vegetables, especially when they are not organic. Washes contain citric acid and surfactants to remove wax, soil, and agricultural chemicals.
Homemade Fruit & Vegetable Wash
- 8 oz. water
- 3/4 c. vinegar
- 1 Tb. lemon juice
- 2 Tb. baking soda
- 10 drops grapefruit seed extract (found at health food stores)
This recipe did not come with directions, but here’s what I would do (I haven’t made it yet because I’m still using up some store bought wash):
Combine the ingredients in a spray bottle. Make sure you add the water first so you don’t have a volcano effect from the vinegar and baking soda. Spray it directly onto food and rub it with your hands or a vegetable brush. Rinse well.
bottles w/ BPA.. AND approves of putting aspartame in gum.. Though BOTH have been found repeatedly harmful. Me included! It's not so odd that the "FDA currently doesn't recommend using anything besides water".. Can we really trust the FDA as "the standard" of what's safe?
I don't think so.
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