Top 10 Reasons why you should stay away from pesticide ridden foods
#1: Increase in Allergies and asthma: At Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the researchers discovered that there is an undisputable connection between pesticides and allergies. Elina Jerschow, the leading author of the study mentions how breakdown of pesticides in our body can interfere with good bacteria in the gut, lowering our immune system and increasing allergies. Also researchers found out that the use of pesticides can increase asthma especially in children.
#2: Obesity: Based on a recent study in 2012 published in Environmental Health Perspective, more than 50 pesticides are known to be hormone disruptors, and directly cause and initiate promoting metabolic syndrome, weight gain and obesity.
#3: Infertility: A 2006 study concluded that chemicals used in farming of non-organic apples, strawberries and bell peppers have caused very low testosterone levels in men. Also “atrazine” another pesticide heavily used to kill weeds in the Midwest has been linked to miscarriages and infertility.
#4: Birth defects: Studies have been linking pesticides in surface water and runways with birth defects.
In a study at the Indiana University School of Medicine Dr. Paul Winchester shows how birth defects affect three out of 100 newborn babies in the US every year. He also points out how pesticides can significantly increase the chances of birth defects and other life term chronic diseases.
#5: Cancer: There are more than 200 studies that link different types of cancer including brain, breast, prostate, bladder, thyroid, colon, live, bone, lung and many others with the increase in number of pesticides in our food supply.
#6: Alzheimer’s: Among many other such studies, a study by Kathleen M. Hayden, from University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. showed how exposure to pesticide can cause long-term damage to nervous system and increase the chances of Alzheimer’s. Based on another study by University College of London exposure to pesticides long term can significantly damage the memory.
#7: Diabetes: Many studies so far have been linking pesticides and diabetes. A study published in 2011 shows how overweight people who consume pesticide ridden foods can have higher chances of diabetes.
#8: Lowe IQ and autism: Many studies show how certain pesticides can lead to lower IQ and autism in children. A study by Roberts EM from Public Health Institute shows how pregnant women with high level of pesticides in their blood have higher chances of a giving birth to a child with ASD. Another study in 2010 also shows that kids with high level of pesticides in their urine were at higher risk of autism.
#9: Parkinson’s disease: There are more than 100 studies that show correlation between pesticides and Parkinson’s diseases. A study performed by National Institute of Health (NIH) shows how increase in pesticides can cause damages to the nervous system and Parkinson’s.
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