This week the first study of its kind came out showing a direct link between a pregnant woman’s exposure to pesticides and Autism. While this is scary news at least it is some definitive research on what might be one cause of Autism. With knowledge like this we can make smart decisions to reduce our risk and exposure to pesticides.
Limiting your pesticide exposure when you are pregnant is a good idea regardless of the results of this study. Here are 7 things you can do to prevent pesticide exposure:
Eat Organic Fruits and Veggies. While this may sound hard or expensive it does not have to be. Eating fruits and veggies that are in season makes it more affordable to eat organic. Go to your local farmers market, often times [Read more…]