When buying kale, choose organic over conventional every single time. America's new favorite superfood also happens to be very hard to grow, despite its hearty and robust nature. Growing kale attracts a wide variety of crop-damaging insects, and many farmers use heavy amounts of pesticides to control the infestation, which can lead to a large concentration of chemicals on your kale salad. If you want to enjoy the health benefits of dark, leafy kale, look for organic. If you can’t find it, triple-wash kale to remove as much chemical residue as possible.
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