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Is Washing Your Veggies Enough To Rinse Off Harmful Pesticides?

August 18, 2015 1 min read

Washing your veggies and fruits is an essential practice that we have become accustomed to doing. It helps rid our produce of harmful chemicals like pesticides, along with germs and dirt. But washing might not be getting everything clean, and you may still be eating pesticide residue! Strawberries, apples, carrots, celery, spinach, grapes, apples and cucumbers are among the foods that have the highest of pesticides. Consuming traces of pesticides can cause nervous system problems, endocrine damage and reproductive complications. While these chemicals are sprayed on to keep bugs off, their effects on our bodies are far beyond what many pests can do. pesticides Pesticides absorb into the skin of fruits and vegetables and can be found in the tissues of these foods. Not even scrubbing with a vegetable brush or using a vegetable wash can clean away this residue. The best defence against eating pesticides is to place your fruits and veggies in a colander and run water over them. The forceful flow of water will flush the chemicals away. Peeling your produce is the next step to shedding off the chemical-infused outer layers. clean off pesticides Of course, the only way to ensure you eat no pesticides is to buy organic food. But washing and peeling properly greatly reduces your toxin intake! Share your thoughts with us and your tips to avoiding eating pesticides! Source: New York Times Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_105144" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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