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Tag: Food

Our lifestyle affects how our genes are expressed

Just because some diseases are common in your family, it does not mean that you too automatically will suffer from them. In recent years, more and more research has shown that your lifestyle has great impact on which information that is activated in your genes. The expression of the genes has  shown to be of […]

“Dirty Dozen” 2017

Strawberries contain the largest amount of pesticides – if they are non-organic. Also this year strawberries top the “Dirty Dozen” list. This is a list of the twelve non-organic fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticides. See the whole list below.   DIRTY DOZEN 2017 – the non-organic fruits and vegetables containing the most […]

“Clean Fifteen” 2017

The amounts of pesticides and toxins can vary widely in different kinds of non-organic fruits and vegetables. As a result, the Environmental Working Group, EWG, yearly tests how much chemicals conventionally grown fruits and vegetables contain. Based on the results, EWG has designed two lists, called “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen”. Included in the list […]

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