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If We were to Eliminate Meat From Our Diet, We Could Cut Our Risk of Heart Disease Down to 15%. - Time Magazine
A new study by Loma Linda University has found that plant-based diets not only result in a smaller greenhouse gas footprint, but also increases longevity by up to 20%.
WHAT DOES ORGANIC MEAN?
The USDA says, "Organic is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods that integrate cultural, biological and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance and conserve biodiversity. Synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, irradiation and genetic engineering may not be used."
"I personally chose to go vegan because I educated myself on factory farming and cruelty to animals, and I suddenly realized that what was on my plate were living things, with feelings. And I just couldn't disconnect myself from it any longer." Ellen DeGeneres
MAKE SMART FOOD CHOICES
Much of our pesticide exposure comes from the food we eat. Conventionally grown produce is treated with insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other pesticides. These pesticides can accumulate up the food chain into foods we eat like milk, butter and meat. They also negatively affect the honeybee and other pollinator populations.
Buy organic produce when possible. Thoroughly wash and peel conventionally grown produce before cooking or eating it to remove any pesticides that may be on its surface.
Trim fat and skin off conventionally fed meat and poultry to reduce your consumption of pesticides that accumulate in animal fat.
Be especially mindful of what you feed children. Pound for pound, they eat more food and drink more water than adults. Their bodies are still developing and are especially vulnerable to the effects of pesticide exposure.
Plant-based diet can help save the planet.
Organically grown foods are found to be much higher in antioxidants.
"Organic food has a higher nutritional value than ordinary produce", - A study by Newcastle University
Organic food is often fresher. Organic food is usually fresher when eaten because it doesn’t contain preservatives that make it last longer. Organic produce is often produced on smaller farms near where it is sold.
Organic farming is better for the environment. Chemical pesticides can make it hard for birds and small animals to reproduce and can even kill them. It is also better for the people who harvest our food.
48 FRUITS AND VEGETABLES WITH PESTICIDE
Environmental Working Group (EWG)
The Dirty Dozen (in order of contamination)
Apples - Celery - Sweet bell peppers - Peaches - Strawberries - Nectarines - Grapes - Spinach - Lettuce - Cucumbers - Blueberries - Potatoes
The Clean 15 (in order of least contamination)
Onions - Sweet Corn - Pineapples - Avocado - Cabbage - Sweet peas - Asparagus - Mangoes - Eggplant - Kiwi - Cantaloupe - Sweet potatoes - Grapefruit - Watermelon - Mushrooms
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