New research shows that certain pesticide residues commonly found in conventional fruits and vegetables can disrupt developmental processes, increasing the odds that a person will struggle with weight gain, obesity and diabetes.
One of every three U.S. children is overweight. If current obesity trends continue, by the year 2030, more than 85% of adults will be overweight!
It turns out that a pregnant woman’s dietary exposure to pesticides can alter her infant’s development. One study found that pre-natal exposure to a fungicide increased the risk of the child becoming overweight by age six, compared to children who had not been exposed to the chemical.
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