“I think it’s because I didn’t eat much fresh fish when I grew up as my mother wasn’t very fond of it”, said Sommestad. She also took the opportunity to point out that Swedes generally have a lower level of toxins in their system compared to other Europeans.
The WWF found an average of 37 toxic substances in the ministers’ blood and a minister “from Southern Europe” had the highest number – 43.
DN explained that most of the toxins in our body are from pesticides used in agriculture.
Sources: Dagens Nyheter