Effect of Organic Diet Intervention on Pesticide Exposures in Young Children Living in Low-Income Urban and Agricultural Communities.

@article{Bradman2015EffectOO,
  title={Effect of Organic Diet Intervention on Pesticide Exposures in Young Children Living in Low-Income Urban and Agricultural Communities.},
  author={A S A Bradman and Lesliam Quir{\'o}s-Alcal{\'a} and Rosemary Castorina and Raul E Aguilar Schall and Jose Gonzalo Vazquez Camacho and Nina Titenko Holland and Dana Boyd Barr and Brenda Eskenazi},
  journal={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2015},
  volume={123 10},
  pages={1086-93}
}
BACKGROUND Recent organic diet intervention studies suggest that diet is a significant source of pesticide exposure in young children. These studies have focused on children living in suburban communities. OBJECTIVES We aimed to determine whether consuming an organic diet reduced urinary pesticide metabolite concentrations in 40 Mexican-American children, 3-6 years of age, living in California urban and agricultural communities. METHODS In 2006, we collected urine samples over 16… CONTINUE READING

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