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Eating organic fruits and vegetables can lower exposure to pesticides, including for children -- but the amount measured from conventionally grown produce was within safety limits
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Originally posted by IandEye
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that's not entirely true.....organic fertilizers and pest control costs more than double what synthetic sprays and fertilizers cost. If you can even find them- jamaican bat guano is difficult and peruvian seabird guano is impossible. If we all composted our own wastes (on an organic diet) the organic growing cycle would be complete.
also- who do you think owns the government? Yes- big business.
Originally posted by all2human
No,you are still going to die just as fast..
Myth: Organic foods are the safest and healthiest choice for you
The truth: Both organic and non-organic foods are nutritious and safe to eat when you're making healthy choices based on Canada's Food Guide. Many factors affect a food's nutritional value, such as where and how it was grown, stored, shipped and even how it was cooked. So organic foods may have more, about the same, or less nutrients than non-organic foods. And both organic and non-organic foods are grown and produced under strict regulations to make sure they are safe for you to eat. Like any food purchase, buying organic food is a personal choice.
Organic foods are foods that are produced using methods that do not involve modern synthetic inputs such as synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Organic foods are not processed using irradiation, industrial solvents, or chemical food additives.
Although there are human benefits to the use of pesticides, some also have drawbacks, such as potential toxicity to humans and other animals. According to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, 9 of the 12 most dangerous and persistent organic chemicals are pesticides.