6 days: the health effects of organic food

A new study has shown that switching to organic foods for only 6 days significantly reduced the levels of dangerous agricultural poisons within the bodies of adults and children.

The poisons studied included the highly dangerous organophosphates, which kill nerves; neonicotinoids, which not only kill bees, but also stuff up your hormones; pyrethoids, which also disrupt hormones; and 2,4-D, which is part of the infamous Agent Orange.

There is an easy-to-read writeup in Treehugger.

The graph shows the reduction in each poison studied, comparing concentration in urine before and after the 6-day period.

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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2 Responses to 6 days: the health effects of organic food

  1. Joan Y. Edwards says:

    Dear Bob,
    Thank you for sharing! We are what we eat. Sometimes we don’t know what we are eating!

    Never Give Up


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