Greene, Alan. Feeding Baby Green. 1st Edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009. Print. The author of this book, Dr. Greene, is a practicing pediatrician. He suggests tips on how to raise healthy eating habits that will be beneficial for their growth and health. Dr. Greene strongly believes in feeding children organic food because it has no additives, artificial colouring, and GMOs. This book includes how to to create healthy and nutritious meals for children with the use of organic ingredients. Studies are also cited on how organic food has decreased health problems in children. This book will help me explore the positive effects of organic food for children.
Lu, Chensheng, Kathryn Toepel, Rene Irish, Richard A. Fenske, Dana B. Barr, and Roberto Bravo. "Organic Diets Significantly Lower Children's Dietary Exposure To Organophosphorus Pesticides." Environmental Health Perspectives 114.2 (2006): 260-263. JSTOR Journals. Web. 10 Oct. 2015. In this article, the authors conducted a novel study design that was used on 23…show more content… Karr and Council of Environmental Health. “Pesticide Exposure in Children.” Pediatrics 130.6 (2006): e1765-e1788. Web. 9 Oct 2015. . This article introduces types of pesticides that are exposed and harmful to children. Different examples of pesticides are classified and explained for its common use. Children are exposed to pesticides through ingestion, inhalation, and dermal contact. However, the most common and unintentional way to be exposed to pesticides is through ingestion in the food we eat. The article shows statistical values on the level of pesticides in fruits, vegetables, and grain products. The authors also point out that water can be contaminated with pesticides which is harmful for children. Clinical signs and symptoms of toxicity to pesticides is also addressed in the article. I will use this article to argue that levels of pesticides in non organic food is threatening to