Written by Jon Queally
(CD) — A new peer-reviewed study shows that eating a completely organic diet—even for just one week—can dramatically reduce the presence of pesticide levels in people, a finding that was characterized as “groundbreaking” by critics of an industrial food system that relies heavily on synthetic toxins and chemicals to grow crops and raise livestock.
Published in the Environmental Research, the study—titled Organic Diet Intervention Significantly Reduces Urinary Pesticide Levels in U.S. Children and Adults (pdf)—found that switching to an organic diet significantly reduced the levels of synthetic pesticides found in all participants. Read more & video: “Organic For All” (2:10)
(NaturalHealth365) The risk of diabetes, heart disease plus many other chronic health problems is far worse than most people in the United States realize. A recently released study from researchers at the University of North Carolina set out to assess the general health of Americans. And, the news is really bad. In fact, researchers were…Read more
(Natural News) If you’re still on the fence on whether you should be eating organic food, researchers from Australia have you covered: In a study, they found that switching to an organic diet can reduce the body’s pesticide levels by as much as 90 percent. The study, led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, revealed….Read more