OP PESTICIDES AFFECTS CHILDREN’S BODY – (04-10-06)By
OP Pesticides in Children’s Bodies: The Effects of a Conventional versus Organic Diet
One of the nasty little secrets about today’s advanced society is that we are exposed to a very large number and variety of chemicals. Of particular concern is pesticides. Here in the good ‘ole USA, as would be expected from our oversight of the drug companies, the determination of pesticide safety is left up to the pesticide manufacturers.
In determining the levels of “safe” pesticide exposure (is there such a thing?) most would be sure that there are studies after studies done to determine safe. Not quite. The pesticide manufacturers determine what would be expected to be a “normal” exposure to a typical human, and that becomes the safe level. Not too rigorous when it comes to scienitific method, huh?
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Since acquiring a passion for how the body works in chiropractic school, I have continued to indulge this desire by reading some 120 peer reviewed medical journals per month. I’m always learning more about how to help people avoid chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer, and pass along this information in my blog. There are currently almost 2,000 posts cataloged on almost every health topic imaginable. Click Here for more bio information