A very worrying alarm is that concerning fruit and vegetables. A very important danger concerns apples
A fruit that “Should keep the doctor away”but that today seems to be harmful to health. Once an apple was discarded when there was a worm inside, but today the situation has become exactly the opposite. Perhaps today the presence of this small animal inside the fruit is essential to indicate theabsence of pesticides. Commonly called, even if erroneously, pesticides.
The pesticides theme, which are present everywhere unfortunately. In particular, this theme is addressed when speaking of pollutionand of the many risks where all the people who live near the Italian production areas meet.
Many are used pesticides on banana productionbut also on mele. For this reason it is necessary to be aware of how these chemicals can harm the health of those who consume such a food. A not inconsiderable problem is the one we are talking about today.
A worrying alarm for apples, attention to the fruit and vegetable department
On the apple crops they are used crop protection products to protect both fruits and plants from parasite infestations, but also from the diseases that can attack them. Through this process, however, not only the fruit is concerned. But also everything around it. Since chemical treatments can be really harmful, before consuming a certain fruit, you need to do some specific washing procedures.
It uses a cheap ingredient, within everyone’s reach and which however can do a lot for our well-being. The sodium bicarbonate, in a bowl with water, will be our best friend for this solution. It goes to dissolve a teaspoon of 1% baking soda. Later, after dipping the melathis must remain to soak for at least 15 minutes.
After the time has elapsed, the fruit will have to be rinsed several times, for remove all dust residues present on the surface. To be even more confident about eliminating pesticides, the fruit would go peeled. However, in an apple, most of the fiber is found in the peel which is why it would be ideal to consume that too.
In conclusion, not discard an apple if a worm should be present. This is only a good sign, in this case the vermetto he’s a friend. It signals the good health of the apple itself.