Food grade fruit and vegetable wax are FDA approved, but multiple studies have shown the chemicals UNDERNEATH THEM pose dangerous health risks.
Several pesticides are neurotoxins. Studies have suggested that there is a connection between pesticide exposure and the development of Parkinson’s Disease. Glyphosate is the most widely used pesticide worldwide and is a key ingredient in hundreds of crop-control agents and weed killers.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer concluded that glyphosate is a “probable” cancer-causing substance.
We should wash our fruits and vegetables, not just for ourselves, but to protect our children’s health! The American Academy of Pediatrics stated in 2012 that exposing children to pesticides is directly correlated to pediatric cancers, decreased cognitive function, and behavioral problems.
So below are 2 simple and completely natural methods for washing fresh produce! This first one is How To Remove Pesticides And Wax With Vinegar.
This second video, below, is on How To Remove Fruit And Vegetable Wax/Pesticides with a saltwater technique.
So try them both out and let us know which one you like best. Vinegar method? Or salt? And enjoy your Real Food, fresh produce, even more, knowing you’ve taken the steps to clean it healthfully for you and your family!