6 ways on How to remove pesticides from potatoes

We eat potatoes in various ways like frying them, making potato smash and other dishes but do you know? those potatoes which you eat, are very dangerous.

They are covered with pesticides and other harmful elements according to (the NCBI report ),👈 and most of the farmers use this.

so you have to know how to remove pesticides from potatoes, I will explain it simply in a few steps so stay with us…

How to remove the pesticides from potatoes

Though the best way which is also the easiest one put your potato in running water, which removes pesticides from the potato surface and makes it safe to consume. There are also other ways for removing pesticides… such as…..

1- Use vinegar and soak it for a while. When vinegar soaks properly with potato 🥔 you can wash potatoes with water, this process takes 15 min… So do it before using it…

2- my mom’s favourite way that can be a good way to remove pesticides, shock your potato in water and rub the surface with gloves. It is work if you don’t have vinegar.

3- Baking Soda is another way that you should try, baking soda contains molecules that easily remove pesticides from any type of fruit and vegetables, use baking soda in slightly hot water and put potatoes into it. It will remove pesticides.

4- when you peeled off the potato skin that will solve your problem directly. But before doing that you have to boil potatoes with water.

5- Also salt 🧂 + Boling water can easily remove pesticides from potatoes. You can also use all steps at the same time which give better results.

6- A cold water bath has been effective too. Make sure you try all steps if you want to remove pesticides.

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The harmful effect of consuming pesticides potatoes

There are lots of problems if you continuously consume pesticides, that probably damage your body parts over time.

The problems which appear when you consume pesticides food is…Stinging eyes, Rashes, blisters, skin irritation, nausea, diarrhoea etc have been seen as acute health effects.

How you can avoid pesticide coated potato

It is sometimes difficult to consume 100% none pesticides food, but you can try some ways which are quite better than eating pesticide food.

  • you can buy your veggie from local stores or local farmers directly, it allows you to buy fresh veggies and also at a low price.
  • Grow your veggie like potato, cucumber 🥒 etc. In your garden or lone which make your garden beautiful and you have control to grow none pesticide veggies.
  • Follow our given steps which closely remove pesticides from potato and veggies surfaces.

Conclusion on How to remove pesticides from potatoes

Removing pesticides is not an easy task in today’s world but we can reduce the amount of pesticides we consume, and also we can make our bodies clean by exercise 🏃.

So if you want to be healthy, you have to eat good food and live in a peaceful environment which allows you a long healthy life.

I think our information about how to remove pesticides from potatoes, benefit you. If you like please share our work.

And do comment what your question is in the comment box, I love to reply to you.


Q: how much minimum time does the process take to remove pesticides?

Normally 10-15 minutes is the average time because in between this time the pesticide is easily removable from the potato surface.

Q: does sope can remove pesticides from potatoes?

This is not recommended, the sope washing create more problems ⚠️ than before and also sope is a washing element, it is very dangerous when it goes into your body. Don’t wash with sope

Q: How can I confirm potato cover with pesticides?

Put that potato in normal water or warm water, if you saw any oily material which footing on the surface water. Then that is the sign of those potatoes are covered with pesticides.

Q: Do pesticides affect potatoes test?

No, not too much but slightly it affects the test, also in some cases the potatoes smell disgusting.

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