Think organic food doesn't matter? A new study from the Swedish Environmental Research Institute begs to differ. A study of a Swedish family clearly shows the reduction in pesticide exposure, especially in children.
This study clearly illustrates that the food we eat is one route to exposure to chemicals. This is particularly true for children, who eat and breathe more in relation to their body weight. Consequently, the same exposure results in higher concentrations of chemicals in their bodies than in adults.
Below are the before and after graphs of the children in the family. The before period is when they ate all conventional food, the after period is when they ate 100% organics. The graphs show the reduction in various types of pesticides found in their bodies.
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The oldest girl saw a sharp reduction, but the middle child saw even more benefit.
The youngest child saw the greatest benefit, with the pesticide load in his body basically zeroing out.
A Scary Fact...
Here's a scary fact if you live in the United States. In 2011, the European Union moved to ban endocrine disrupting pesticides that have been linked to behavior and learning problems, obesity and diabetes. The United States is fighting those bans.
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This article is mostly B.S. on the chemicals it is bogus. 1. In the United States, chlormequat is classified as a low risk pesticide and it is registered for use on ornamental plants grown in greenhouses, nurseries, and shadehouses. It is not approved for use on crops intended for use in food or animal feed. How about this? #2 used mostly in cotton to make leaves greener and are not harvested with the cotton fiber. #3and #4 are bogus as well. This was written by an Organic fanatic. and is worthless information, #4 is found in lots of natural elements and food like Cows milk. Get real info if you want us to believe you. I don’t.Reply