Foods to Always Buy Organic (Even On a Budget!) FOOD No.13
Adding organic food to your shopping cart can be expensive. That said, avoiding consuming chemical pesticides and hormones could help you to avoid damaging (and costly) future health problems. A 2012 Washington State University study demonstrated that environmental toxicants can have negative effects on not just an exposed animal but the next three generations of its offspring. Another recent study showed that Monsanto’s widely used herbicide formula Roundup destroys testosterone and ultimately leads to male infertility. More than 25 other diseases are also known to be linked to Roundup including DNA damage, birth defects, liver dysfunction, and cancer. How can you avoid putting toxic pesticides into your body? Buy organic foods whenever possible. If you are on a tight budget, you can prioritize your purchases based on this list.
A medium sized nectarine has only 60 calories and is full of healthy vitamins and minerals. Nectarines also contain Lutein, a nutrient that your body uses to support healthy eyes and skin. Remember to avoid imported nectarines whenever possible because they can contain Iprodione, a possible carcinogen. Buy them organic from your local grocer whenever you can.
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