Ever since I learned years ago that farmers spray apples with pesticides and other chemicals, I’ve always rinsed them before I eat them. But now that I’ve watched the video below, I realize that just rinsing apples isn’t enough. The people who made this video have a simple way to prove this point: Pour boiling water on store-bought apples, let them soak for a while, and you’ll be amazed by what you’ve been eating. You can’t see it with the naked eye, but the boiling water exposes a dirty secret—most store-bought apples are covered in wax. According to the folks behind the video, many producers use wax to keep fruit fresh. But when you see how much wax there is, you may feel a little rotten. Fortunately, removing the wax is actually quite easy. With just some baking soda, the juice of one lemon, lukewarm water, and a little elbow grease, you can easily brush off the wax off of your store-bought apples. See for yourself in the video below and remember to always wash the fruits and vegetables you buy to avoid consuming unnecessary chemicals.
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