Eating to Live or Live to Eating, what is your slogan for existence? Or otherwise can you ask a simple question to yourself: are you eating or living just for survival?
How will you react to a given situation, when you are told that you are eating dozens of pesticides each day or have you adjusted your body for intake of residue pesticides? Please be really careful while consuming non-organic celery as indirectly you are eating number of pesticides without being actually known.
Information published as per the EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides notifies 12 eatables which are contaminated by use of pesticides along with 15 other varieties of eatables which are healthy for the body. For year 2010 celery is declared as dead eatable as per EWG report / research this was on 4th position as contaminated eatable last year.
Environmental Working Group (EWG) a non-profit organization running to create awareness towards health by involving health researches. Per year EWG produces more than 1, 20,000 pesticide reports, articles from USDA and FDA which lists fruits and vegetables which contains the highest to lowest amounts of chemicals depicting a real scenario for healthy living. Healthy information is available accessible to all in an electronic form for creating awareness ensuring every country and city has handful of valuable health.
Single page document is available on the website for choice of healthy living as user guide for your shopping list. So you can ensure in future to buy organic produced supplies then to choose "Dirty Dozen". Choice is yours: whether you are wishing to add to yourself and your family variety of chemical supplies, health or nothing.
However, while making choices for purchasing perishable foods try for quick move towards organic produce maybe you can start with limited package. Advice is better to purchase organic items instead of adding "Dirty Dozen" to life otherwise rest 15 items can be good option for healthy living being away from dozens of pesticides.
Nevertheless by kicking the 12 majorly contaminated items from diet direct intake of pesticides will be reduced to nearly 80-90% and by following EWG report you switch over to 15 other eatables which are organically grown. Next time remember to ensure for buying only organic eatables while planning your kitchens grocery even asking vendors, discussing on organic items can give you a better framework.
Eating less but easting healthy should be the slogan. So buying organic should be your first choice but this can be little expensive to your kitchen's budget or else shift to 15 less contaminated items as per EWG recommendation which being organic have less pesticides rate.
While government always claims that the low pesticides consumption doesn't harms your health whereas if we take a glance at the surveys / reports conducted on the digestion of pesticides in human bodies the contrary fact states that the smaller intake of pesticides on regular basis can weaken our immune system leading to severe health problems as cancer symptoms, hyperactivity, mild body disorders during the early ages.
Lastly, we cannot ignore the hard-heart reality that small scale organic farming's are difficult as result of lots of paperwork and payment structure involved by way of government intervention for certifying organic farming which is also a sustainability issue for little farmers.