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Sunday, March 23, 2014, 3:44pm Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

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There is much more than just the below. Included are 12 environmental poisons and their effects.

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Landrigan had issued that same warning, unprompted, when I spoke to him the week before. “I advise pregnant women to try to eat organic because it reduces their exposure by 80 or 90 percent,” he told me. “These are the chemicals I really worry about in terms of American kids, the organophosphate pesticides like chlorpyrifos.”

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Chlorpyrifos is just one of 12 toxic chemicals Landrigan and Grandjean say are having grim effects on fetal brain development. Their new study is similar to a review the two researchers published in 2006, in the same journal, identifying six developmental neurotoxins. Only now they describe twice the danger: The number of chemicals that they deemed to be developmental neurotoxins had doubled over the past seven years. Six had become 12. Their sense of urgency now approached panic. “Our very great concern,” Grandjean and Landrigan wrote, “is that children worldwide are being exposed to unrecognized toxic chemicals that are silently eroding intelligence, disrupting behaviors, truncating future achievements and damaging societies.”
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anyone who looks around themselves should be able to see a difference. sadly like the environmental issue there are always those who argue that there have always been "damaged" children and that a better diagnosis is why "it only seems like more" funny part is that these people have already been exposed so how much less intelligent are they that lack discernment and take no note of the changes. maybe it is only because i do live in one of those "poorer communities" that i notice a significant increase in children with damaged minds and bodies in the local community in as little as the last 10 to 20 years and have to wonder what new chemicals were silently slipped into the everyday products their parents could afford for their households.

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What battle dwarf says is one of the things that upsets me terribly.  

Poor people cannot afford to buy organic and they are stuck eating the worst pesticides and artificial chemical "flavors" in faux foods that are much cheaper. Then some researcher is given a huge grant to find out that these children have lower IQ's and much more serious health issues.

Add to this the fact that most middle class people who actually could afford to buy at least some genuine organics have no idea that the word "natural" is nothing but meaningless marketing hype.  

It is sad.  It seems to be gettng worse instead of better.    


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Even where organic food is available, doesn't the majority buy non-organic? Cost is one factor, ignorance is another.

Food deserts aside (topic for another conversation), it's not because we're getting too little information to make good choices, it's because we're bombarded with false and misleading information from science, industry, and each other. We've got to become more skeptical of our information "providers". Hard to do when our lives are melted into our media culture.
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Even where organic food is available, doesn't the majority buy non-organic? Cost is one factor, ignorance is another.

For one thing, their brains have been warped (programed) by the hype that the media has been belching for the last umpteen years. Mocking people who wanted to eat organically was published everywhere nearly. The very work of the devil, in my opinion.

"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid." -- Benjamin Franklin
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