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May 7, 2014
Pollutants in Salmon and Our Own Fat
Farmed Atlantic salmon, the kind of salmon most commonly found in restaurants and supermarkets, may be the single largest source of toxic dietary pollutants.
April 16, 2014
Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
A study involving more than a million kids suggests the striking worldwide variation in childhood rates of allergies, asthma, and eczema is related to diet.
April 9, 2014
California Children Are Contaminated
The levels of arsenic, banned pesticides, and dioxins exceeded cancer benchmarks in each of the 364 children tested. Which foods were the primary sources of toxic pollutants for preschoolers and...
March 7, 2014
Dietary Sources of Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors
Foods of animal origin (especially fish) appear to be the most important source of human exposure to industrial pollutants such as alkylphenol xenoestrogens.
December 3, 2010
Industrial Pollutants in Vegans
Why vegans appear "significantly less polluted" than omnivores, but not as toxin-free as expected.
December 1, 2010
Is Distilled Fish Oil Toxin-Free?
Researchers test molecularly distilled fish oil supplements for industrial pollutants.
November 26, 2010
Dioxins in the Food Supply
Which foods accumulate the highest levels of industrial toxins?
November 25, 2010
Prozac Residues in Fish
Pharmaceuticals flushed into our waterways may end up contaminating fish.
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