Intuitively, most of us know that eating foods without chemical pesticides and fertilizers has to be a healthier option. However, as a medical professional, everything that comes out of my mouth must be backed up with data, right? So here it is.
- brain and nervous system toxicity
- Hormone disruption
- Skin, eye, and lung irritation
1. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Urinary Metabolites of Organophosphate Pesticides
Maryse F. Bouchard, David C. Bellinger, Robert O. Wright and Marc G. Weisskopf.
Pediatrics; originally published online May 17, 2010;
Chensheng Lu, Kathryn Toepel, Rene Irish, Richard A Fenski, Dana B Barr, & Roberto Bravo.
Environ Health Perspect. 2006 February; 114(2): 260–263.
- Bernard Weiss,
- Sherlita Amler,
- and Robert W. Amler
Pediatrics 2004; 113:Supplement 3 1030-1036