Wednesday, June 9, 2010
It looks as though they found another way pesticides can harm your body. Researchers from Nebraska Medical Center found that women exposed to certain pesticides had a 40% increased chance of developing a condition called hyperthyroidism. One way of treating hyperthyroidism is to remove part of the thyroid, which in turn would make the individual rely on a lifetime of medications to control hormone levels in the body.
Just another GREAT reason to eat organic! As a reminder, click here for a list of the top 12 foods your should most definitely eat organic and a list of produce that are safe conventionally.
Happy organic eating!