Thursday, January 31, 2008

We Are What We Eat

If you still need an argument for going organic, this may be the ticket.

A year-long study of Mercer Island children finds that the urine and saliva of children eating a variety of conventional foods contained biological markers of organophosphates, the family of pesticides spawned by the creation of nerve gas agents in World War II.

When the same children ate organic fruits, vegetables and juices, signs of pesticides were not found. Food for thought...

“We need to move food back to the center of a well-lived life” ~ Michael Pollan