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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 5, 2014
Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors and Allergies
The dramatic rise of allergic diseases such as eczema and seasonal allergies may be related to dietary exposure to endocrine-disruptor xenoestrogens such as alkylphenol industrial pollutants.
December 25, 2013
How Long to Detox From Fish Before Pregnancy?
How many months does it take to clear 99% of the mercury and other industrial toxins from one’s body, and what role might our fat stores play in holding on to fat-soluble pollutants?
November 2, 2012
Plants vs. Pesticides
Phytonutrients found in certain foods may protect against the toxic effects of industrial pollutants such as dioxin and DDT, suggesting a dual role for plant-based diets to reduce both exposure and...
November 1, 2012
Food Sources of Perfluorochemicals
Where do DDT, hexachlorobenzene, PCBs, and perfluorochemicals (linked to thyroid disease) concentrate in the food supply?
October 30, 2012
DDT in Umbilical Cord Blood
Are pregnant women who eat fish, other meat, and dairy still passing along the pesticide DDT even decades after it was banned?
October 24, 2012
Pesticides in Chinese Bamboo Shoots
Cans of bamboo shoots imported from China may have concerning levels of pesticide contamination.
October 22, 2012
CDC Report on Environmental Chemical Exposure
The latest national survey on the levels of chemical pollutants such as heavy metals, toxic solvents, endocrine-disrupters, flame-retardant chemicals, PCBs, and pesticides such as DDT in the bodies...
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