Organic Food Health Pesticides Eating

Organic Food Health Pesticides Eating

Organic food - it's expensive, right? We know it's better for the environment to not eat food that's covered in insecticides, but does it have any effect on our bodies?

A study conducted by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute IVL believes eating non-organic food might be having a more long term effect on our health than we think.

Eating non-organic food might be having a more long term effect on our health than we think

No one is 100 per cent sure what the effect of taking in these cocktails of pesticides is, but this study suggest that the combination in our body over a long period of time may have detrimental effects on our health.

Plenty of athletes eat just organic food - everyone from Kelly Slater to Jamie Anderson - for the same reason. They don't want these chemicals running through their bodies.

Swedish supermarket Coop Sverige have launched a campaign to raise awareness of organic food verses non-organic food. We think it's a seriously good idea!

While it might be hurting our bank balances in the short term, the long term effects might be significant.