We all know that we need to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables to stay healthy. Â Although most types of frozen, canned and dried produce count towards your daily total, nothing beats the taste of fresh, seasonal fruit and veggies.
Whatâ€™s On Our Veggies? Â
But have you wondered about how those lovely tomatoes, salad leaves and bell peppers are produced? Â If you buy organic or grow your own, then you can skip this. However, if â€“ like so many of us â€“ you tend to grab whatâ€™s on offer or looks great in the store display or farmerâ€™s market, then read on. Â
Did you know that much of the deliciously tempting produce on offer …
Posted by: William Poole On April 29, 2016 9:00 am
The organic craze of the last decade was largely a rebuttal against the unsavory yet common practices of modern industrial farming. In order to maximize yield and to protect crops from pests, farms have taken to spraying their fruits and vegetables with pesticides.
Pesticides are poisons meant to kill living things and when we eat food from the grocery store, the surfaces are inevitably covered in harmful chemicals. Thatâ€™s why it is important to wash all fruits and vegetables in turbo alkaline water before consumption.
Pesticides and Our Food
In theory, pesticides are supposed to be good things because they create more fruits and vegetables for humans to eat. They are also ideally not harmful to humans and only …