True or False? Eating Mango Skin is Bad because it Contains Pesticide Residue

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  1. Farmer Br0wn

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    This process of using vinegar to scrub your fruit, I assure you is completely unnecessary.

    Chemicals don't just get absorbed into a plant and stay there. Its benefits get used, and then the chemical gets broken down in much the same way as medication does in your body.
     
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    The effect of not using pesticide is exposing the crop to a much higher risk of containing insect pathogens.

    Pathogens are now a known link to cancer.
     
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    Organic crops have no protection from insect damage. Crops that sustain insect damage have a much higher risk of containing insect pathogens.

    Pathogens are now a known link to cancer.

    https://www.immunopaedia.org.za/immunology/special-focus-area/2-cancer-tumours/pathogens-and-cancer/

    I know it seems counterintuitive, the notion that pesticides are actually help protect against a cancer risk. The notion that the Earth is round and revolves around the Sun is also counterintuitive, yet that's reality all the same.
     
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    Just peel the fruit.
     
  5. sfblue

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    I had a terrible reaction to eating mangos like an apple. Got red burning itchy lips for a few days. Ever since then I will only eat them if they are peeled and sliced.
     
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    Without preventative measures, insects will bore into the fruit/grain. Then the pathogens are in the part of the plant you want to eat.
     
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    I'm talking about how to not eat the pesticides.
     

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