Scientists recommend that parents stock their fridges with organic foods, cut out potato chips and reduce the consumption of meat and animal fats after finding that preschool-aged children in the US are particularly vulnerable to food-borne toxins which have been linked to cancer.
Feed your kids organic fruits and vegetables to reduce their exposure to food-borne toxins, researchers say. ©Monkey Business Images/shutterstock.com
Those are among some of the suggestions in a new study out of the University of California which found that preschool-aged children were at high risk for exposure to compounds like arsenic, dieldrin, DDE -– a DDT metabolite –- dioxins and acrymalide, all of which have been linked to cancer, developmental disabilities, birth defects and other conditions.
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