Lower your pesticide exposure by 80%
Pesticide residues in foods is one reason for switching to organic produce. Each year the Environmental Working Group, a not-for-profit US organisation who have a mission to “use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment” publish a shoppers guide to pesticides in food.
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A recent report found that more than half of samples of brand-name canned tuna contained more mercury than deemed safe by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). However, the same report found that only 5 percent of canned tuna samples contained mercury levels that exceeded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) standards for safety, [...]
Thankfully I’d finished my supper before watching last lights BBC1 show What’s Really in Our Food. Anyone fancy a lovely organic salad washed in anti-freeze? How about a tasty chicken that actually contains pork? No, doesn’t sound exactly appetising. There seem to be two main issues. One is that the marketing people are extremely talented [...]
When I suggest adding probiotics, lots of clients ask ‘oh do you mean like Actimel?’ Probiotic is from Greek and means ‘for life’. The definition of a probiotic is a live microorganism that gives health benefit when taken in adequate amounts. Numerous robust studies have shown how probiotics interact with our immune and digestive systems [...]