ARTICLE: EATING ORGANIC LOWERS PESTICIDE LEVELS IN CHILDREN

CrossFit:

4 rounds for time of:

Rx:
30 push-ups
115/75lb. front squats, 20 reps
115/75lb. push presses, 20 reps
30 GHD sit ups

Competition:
30 push-ups
95/65lb. front squats, 20 reps
95/65lb. push presses, 20 reps
20 GHD sit ups

Performance:
20 push-ups or 30 Elevated push-ups
75/55lb. front squats, 20 reps
75/55lb. push presses, 20 reps
12 GHD sit ups or 20 Abmat Sit-ups

Fitness:
20 Elevated push-ups
45-65/35-45lb. front squats, 20 reps
45-65/35-45lb. push presses, 20 reps
15-20 Abmat Sit-ups

Article:

Researchers have found that when children eat organic fruits and vegetables, the amount of pesticides in their bodies declines significantly.

Most organophosphorus pesticides have been phased out for residential use, but they are still widely used in agriculture. High doses in agricultural workers can be deadly.

The study, in the October issue of Environmental Health Perspectives, included 20 children living in Oakland, Calif., and 20 in the agricultural community of Salinas, about 100 miles south. The children ate a conventional diet for four days and an organic diet for seven days and then returned to conventional foods for five days. Read More http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/10/08/eating-organic-lowers-pesticide-levels-in-children/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Parenting&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body