Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology, discusses a study that finds children exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Note: Organic is still the better choice. However, if you cannot find organic in your town or you cannot afford it, you can still safely eat certain non-organic fruits and vegetables. (Both organic and non-organic should be washed well. See the fruit and veggie wash recipe below!) The following is from the post The Lowdown … Continue reading
A friend sent me this video this morning. (Thank you Claudia : )) In the following video the newscaster asks, “Organic is more expensive. But it’s worth it. Right?” I suppose that really depends. If you value your health, the health of those around the world who work to give you the food on … Continue reading
A Dirty Dozen Celery Peaches Strawberries Apples Blueberries Nectarines Bell Peppers Spinach Kale Cherrie Potatoes Grapes (imported) The Clean Fifteen: Onions Avocado Sweet Corn Pineapple Mango Sweet Peas Asparagus Kiwi Cabbage Eggplant Cantaloupe Watermelon Grapefruit Sweet Potato Honeydew Melon For more information, visit EWG’s Food News website, and download a printable Shopper’s Guide of your … Continue reading
In case you don’t know who Bode Miller is… My favorite Bode vid. He loses a ski and keeps on going. Mad, mad skills.
“We measured umbilical cord blood in babies. We found an average of 200 different industrial chemicals in their cord blood at birth. Of the total 287 chemicals we detected, 180 are known to cause cancer in humans and 217 are toxic to the brain and nervous system.” Dr. Greene, Grist Interview 07, talking about a … Continue reading
Marion Kalb, director of the Farm to School program, part of the Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC), talks about the benefits to school kids, farmers, and rural communities when fresh, and local food is brought into the school lunch program for K-12 kids.