Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Organic Center

The average child in America is exposed to 10-13 pesticides daily in their food, beverages, and drinking water. Switching to an organic diet for just five days virtually eliminates any sign of exposure to organophosphate insecticides among school age children.

Nine out of the top ten pesticides posing the greatest risks as a result of dietary exposures are endocrine disruptors.

This information is found on www.organic-center.org. This site looks interesting, and I plan on searching it more. Yet another reason to know where and how your food is grown...

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