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New Study Shows Organic Diets Lower Children’s Exposure to Some Pesticides

By: Chensheng Lu, Kathryn Toepel, Rene Irish, Richard A. Fenske, Dana B. Barr, and Roberto Bravo
Publication: Environmental Health Perspectives

Organic diets protect against OP pesticide exposure

Organic diets significantly lower children’s exposure to organophosphorous pesticides, concludes a new study to be published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives. The authors “conclude that organic diets provide a protective mechanism against OP pesticide exposure in young children whose diets regularly consist of fresh fruit and vegetables, fruit juices, and wheat-containing items.”

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