Here’s what you need to know about the most widely used pesticide in the world.
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The most widely used pesticide in the world is chlorpyrifos. This pesticide is everywhere, from fruit and vegetables to golf courses. They have detected this pesticide in 90% of US households. It’s in Europe as well, but it has been banned in several European countries. It has also been banned in several states in the US.
Glyphosate is an herbicide, which kills weeds. This pesticide kills pests and insects, and it can affect animals and humans. There is no acceptable dose to avoid brain damage.
There have also been studies on the relationship between this chemical and an increased risk of autism. There are so many chemicals in our environment. There are 34,000 pesticides registered by the EPA. There are 85,000 more pesticides registered separately for other purposes.
It’s impossible to completely avoid these chemicals. Eating organic foods helps. But, your liver and other organs make an enzyme that helps you detoxify these chemicals naturally. If you keep your body healthy and consume things like cruciferous vegetables on a regular basis, this can greatly help you prevent these chemicals from accumulating. Fasting may also increase your ability to detoxify these chemicals.