Today I show you what I do with my produce when I bring it home from the store.
The thought of consuming pesticides with your healthy food choices is not at all appetizing, but do you know why consuming pesticides is harmful?
I recently heard a Dr. talking about this subject and one of the biggest problems it causes is to your gut health. We actually have about 40 trillion bacteria in our body, most of which are in our intestines. These are known as our gut microbiota, and are hugely important to our health.
Fruits and vegetables are great sources of nutrients to our gut microbiota, but the pesticides can kill the good guys.
So wash that produce and add some vinegar to the water to kill the bad guys and keep the good ones.
Since this kills some of the bad bacteria as well as the pesticides it also helps preserve the produce longer in the fridge.
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