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  • Plants vs. Pesticides
    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...
  • Food Sources of Flame Retardant Chemicals
    Food Sources of Flame Retardant Chemicals
    Other than pet food and fish, which may be most contaminated, how do fire retardant chemicals (PBDE) and polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCN) concentrate in the American food supply?
  • Red Fish, White Fish; Dark Fish, Atrial Fibrillation
    Red Fish, White Fish; Dark Fish, Atrial Fibrillation
    The consumption of dark fish, such as salmon, swordfish, bluefish, mackerel, and sardines, may increase one's risk of atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart beat rhythm associated with stroke,...
  • Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    The association between poultry and cancer may be explained by the presence in chickens' and turkeys' flesh of industrial carcinogens such as dioxins, oncogenic (cancer-causing) viruses, and/or the...
  • Preventing Childhood Allergies
    Preventing Childhood Allergies
    What is responsible for the rising prevalence of atopic diseases such as food allergies, asthma, hay fever, and eczema?
  • Hair Testing for Mercury
    Hair Testing for Mercury
    Due to the state of the world's oceans, human biomarkers for fish consumption now include dioxins, PCBs, and mercury.
  • Dioxins in the Food Supply
    Dioxins in the Food Supply
    Which foods accumulate the highest levels of industrial toxins?
  • Xenoestrogens & Early Puberty
    Xenoestrogens & Early Puberty
    Until the twentieth century, the average age of puberty for girls was 16 or 17 years old.
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