Pesticides – Choose Organic for Health

Pesticides – Choose Organic for Health

One of the most damaging factors in our environment and food is the use of pesticides and other toxic chemicals.

A simple solution is to choose to buy organic foods as often as possible as these are allowed far fewer and less dangerous pesticides. If organics aren’t an affordable option making sure you properly wash your fresh fruits and vegetables before eating to help to reduce exposure.

Pesticides and Cancer

The major danger of pesticide use is the residue which is in our food when we purchase and ingest the food it has been used on.

A few surveys to read below which reveals what chemicals are found in our bodies. The most scary one being DDT, which has been banned for decades and is associated with cancer, immune system disorders, and other health issues but still being found in people.

Pesticide Research

Carcinogen Chemicals

Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with endocrine (or hormone) systems. It is able to mimic oestrogen and can bind to the oestrogen receptors in a cell

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