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Most of it: The run off from farm fields is largely a suspension of the composition of the soils present on the farm. The concern on this would be whether fertilizers and anti-pest chemicals are mixed in with this. Organic farmers do not use these agents so their run-off is 'organic'. ...Read more
in my younger days, i was a very active, strong and physically fit lady.
I grew up on an old fashioned farm, working hard & eating food?
Good for you!: It sounds like both your life and your question got off to a great start. If you'll try again and let us know what we can do for you, i know the healthtap team will be glad to answer. I wish you luck and just wanted to add that you're never to old to return to a fitness-focused lifestyle. ...Read more
No: No it is not unless you work there and do not take protective measures. ...Read more
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Aerosol spread: Pesticides applied as spray will be carried by the wind. The amount of exposure will depend on the direction and intesity of wind and the distance from the site of spraying. ...Read more
Pesticides?: Do you mean pesticides? No child should be directly exposed to pesticides - all labeled warnings should be followed. ...Read more
A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?
Let's think about it: If this were NOT true, somebody would have made it up. And you're right -- this is food fantasy from "natural healing / miracle food" websites. Salmon is salmon. There's an understandable, emotional human tendency to think "closer to nature is better". We'd have much less salmon, and in fact be unable to support 7 billion people, on "natural farming / fishing / gathering." ...Read more
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