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60% reduction in Pesticides after Eating Organic for 1 week

Organic Food Study

60% reduction in Pesticides after Eating Organic for 1 week

What do you think would happen if you started eating organic food? Multiple families were tested before and after eating organic produce for just 6 days and all families showed nearly complete reduction in the top 4 pesticides. Tara commented "now, what if we did that for a year?" We can't see pesticides on the fruit and vegetables so when it comes to choosing what to buy we often wonder if organic is worth the extra cost? This study shows absolutely it is worth it - but what if we didn't have to make a decision. What if governments world...

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Gut microbes influence ability to socialise

Gut microbes influence ability to socialise

Did you know? For example, the brain's Serotonergic system, which plays a key role in emotional activity, does not develop appropriately in the absence of microbes (Clarke et al., 2013). Gut microbes are part of the unconscious system regulating behaviour. Of major importance for societal functioning is the human trait of sociability. We are social creatures with superior cognitive functioning, which enabled us to become the dominant species on the planet. In rodents, who are raised without any bacteria, one sees altered sociability with clear autistic-like patterns of behaviour (Desbonnet et al., 2014). • Gut microbes are part of the unconscious system influencing behaviour. • Microbes majorly impact on...

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