▷ If You DON’T Feed Your Kids Organics…Read This Now

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If You DON’T Feed Your Kids Organics…Read This Now

Written by Sabrina Wilson and updated on May 19, 2015

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.

Swedish Environmental
Research Institute

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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Pesticides in Conventional vs. Organic Food

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The oldest girl saw a sharp reduction, but the middle child saw even more benefit.

Conventional Food Pesticides in the Body

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The youngest child saw the greatest benefit, with the pesticide load in his body basically zeroing out.

Pesticides in Children from Food

Source: Coop.se

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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About the author

Sabrina Wilson

Sabrina Wilson is an author and homemaker who is passionate about a holistic approach to health. When she is not writing she can be found tooling around in her garden with the help of her appropriately named dog Digby, bicycling in the park, and occasionally rock climbing…badly. Sabrina is a staff writer for the Organic Daily Post.


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