Thursday, October 23, 2014
The presence of pesticide in your food can cause a lot of health problems, especially for children. For example, many pesticides have been linked to cancer. Several types of cancer, such as brain and prostate cancer, have been traced to pesticide exposure. An example of this chemical is methyl bromide, which is found to cause prostate cancer. Moreover, infertility has also been traced to pesticide exposure. For example, chlorpyrifos, a popular pesticide for strawberries and peaches, has been linked to lower testosterone levels. With these effects, it should become a habit for you to do a thorough fruit and vegetable wash, whether these products have been labeled organic or not.