How against pesticides in the fruit and the vegetable?
The pesticides are dangerous about the human’s health, and many of them are carcinogenic and are acting badly on the hormonal status, and can be a reason for infertility, fetus deformation, and can also be toxic. What worries us is not knowing how safe are the fruit and the vegetable that we consume daily, confident that we are doing something good for our health.
Recently we all become aware of how the fruit and the vegetable can be contaminated. That’s why we must learn how to reduce the level of pesticides.
According to the experts, all the people must know that the pesticides cannot be washed only with water! Because of that, there are natural ways how to ensure the healthy consummation of the fruit and the vegetable and getting the all benefits from them, instead of a large number of pesticides that can destroy the organism.
Washing the fruit and the vegetable with vinegar
Many people are using mixture of water and vinegar, where the concentration of the vinegar is triple more than the water. This is a great solution for removal of the bacteria. The researches have shown that this mixture can remove even 98% of the bacteria. Leave the fruit or the vegetable in this mixture for 10 to 20 minutes and after that wash it with water.
Make a homemade cleaner for fruit and vegetable
Put a mixture made of water and vinegar, or water and one teaspoon of baking soda into a bottle with a sprayer. Spray the fruit and the vegetable and leave it for about 10 minutes and wash it after that. Exists few more mixtures that can be used for this purpose, such as:
- 1 spoon of lemon juice, 2 spoons of baking soda and 1 cup of water;
- 1 spoon of lemon juice, 2 spoons of distilled apple cider vinegar, 1 cup of water
- 1 cup of water, half cup of apple cider vinegar, 1 spoon of baking soda and few drops extract of grapefruit seeds.
Pile the fruit or the vegetable
Mostly this is the best way to reduce the amount of pesticides, especially when it comes to apples, that are most polluted. Before peeling, wash them good with water, so the pesticides cannot be transferred further.