June 27, 2011

Monday “Did you know…” Clean 15

Summer makes us all think about more fresh veggies in our diet. Be sure to avoid as much pesticide exposure as possible.

“A rule of thumb is to avoid exposures that are a thousand times less than levels known to be toxic. A 2009 study led by EPA researcher Devon Payne-Sturges found that about 40% of U.S. children have levels of one type of pesticide well above this 1,000-fold margin of exposure.” (webmd article)

See the Dirty Dozen vs Clean 15 here.

Read about pesticide exposure here.


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