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Today In The News: Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQ

Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQ

Children whose mothers are exposed to high amounts of certain pesticides while pregnant appear to have lower intelligence quotients (IQs) than their peers when they reach school age. Three US studies have found that a child’s IQ tends to decrease in proportion to its mother’s exposure to organophosphates during pregnancy. While prenatal exposure to these pesticides was linked with childhood IQ, exposure after birth was not, suggesting that organophosphates are more damaging to developing fetuses than to children. More… Discuss

After a lengthy inquiry (of 1 day), food dyes are safe (By FDA)

It is the reason for which I do not consume “industrial” foods:
Use natural dies for your food: tomatoes, red cabbage, onions,
Herbs, both to add color and flavor.
when it comes to sweets, the best tasting cake is the one you avoid eating:
Your body will thank you for allowing it to rest from having to process all that sugar, and fat, trying to find creative ways to store the extra, and than eliminate the rest. When a food is not that appealing to your taste buds, is only because you are not hungry anymore, because you got more than enough.
Get your carbohydrates from natural sources, rather than industrial food.