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Dr. Steingraber says: Embryos need safe food

Thursday, August 6, 2009

We've talked before about the critical connection between toxics and pregnancy - it's an important topic given the potential impacts of chemicals on the developing fetus.

And what with the brouhaha last week about the (lack of!) benefits of organic food, it's timely to talk about the connection between organics and pregnancy. Esteemed scientist Dr. Sandra Steingraber is an expert worth listening to:

Did you eat more organic food when pregnant? It can be more expensive and in some places hard to find, so check our Shopper's Guide to Pesticides to find less contaminated conventional fruits and veggies. We suggest that you buy organic when it counts the most if you can't buy it all the time.

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