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Eating organic reduces child's exposure to pesticides

pesticides.jpgAccording to the American Department of Agriculture, organophosphoric pesticides are suspected of inducing neurological side-effects in humans and are present in many alimentary products.  Children were submitted to three successive diets : conventional, organic, conventional.  The organic phase was accompanied by a reduced concentration of metabolites, malathion, and chloropyrifos in their urines.  Returning to a conventinal diet increased these concentrations.  This shows that the principle source of exposure of children to these pollutant is their food.

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