pesticides

Organic Food

The Clean 15 vs The Dirty Dozen

by Rhianna on August 21, 2014

Please excuse me if I am repeating old information, but the concept of the “Clean 15” and “Dirty Dozen” was just brought to my attention recently. A little behind the 8 ball there I’ll admit… But better late than never! I thought I’d share it in case you too missed the memo… I have been
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kids

ADHD Pesticide Link Confirmed

by Leisa on August 11, 2010

My work as a Naturopath is mainly with adults – however I really feel for this generation of children who are starting life with so many strikes against them. We now know that every child born in Western civilisation is born with more than 278 toxins in their body.  There is more environmental pollution today
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strawberries

Strawberry Pesticide Causes Cancer?

by Leisa on June 20, 2010

The below article came through from Mary Shomon this week, and it prompted me to look into whether we use this pesticide in Australia. I’ve known for a long time that strawberries are one of the most contaminated fruits we can buy, and is one food that we should only ever eat if it is
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