HOW TO REMOVE PESTICIDES AND WAX WITH VINEGAR
Food grade fruit and vegetable wax is FDA approved, but multiple studies have shown the chemicals UNDERNEATH THEM pose dangerous health risks. For one, a number of pesticides are neurotoxins. Studies have suggested there is a connection between pesticide exposure and the development of Parkinson’s Disease.
Another is to reduce the risk of cancer. Glyphosate is the most widely used pesticide worldwide and is a key ingredient in hundreds of crop-control agents and weed killers.Furthermore, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, came to the conclusion that glyphosate is a ‘probable’ cancer-causing substance.
Finally, we should wash our fruits and vegetables to protect our children's health! The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement in 2012 that exposing children to pesticides is directly correlated to pediatric cancers, decreased cognitive function and behavioral problems.