Glyphosate is one of the active ingredients in Roundup® – the most commonly used herbicide in the world. Most of us are exposed to glyphosate every day, often without realizing it. In fact, an estimated 93% of Americans have glyphosate in their bodies, with children having the highest level, according to a 2015 study by the University of California at San Francisco. Glyphosate can be found in breast milk, drinking water, rain samples, and the food we feed our families. It’s sprayed on food crops, playgrounds, parks, school grounds, and yards. So, how can you escape it?
It’s nearly impossible to completely avoid glyphosate, but there are steps you can take to dramatically reduce your exposure. Here’s how and why I protect myself from glyphosate.
Why I Protect Myself from Glyphosate:
- Glyphosate is a patented antibiotic, which means it kills “good” microbes in your gastrointestinal tract, as well