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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...
October 29, 2012
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?
May 25, 2012
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,...
April 9, 2012
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...
December 30, 2011
Preventing Childhood Allergies
What is responsible for the rising prevalence of atopic diseases such as food allergies, asthma, hay fever, and eczema?
November 30, 2010
Hair Testing for Mercury
Due to the state of the world's oceans, human biomarkers for fish consumption now include dioxins, PCBs, and mercury.
November 26, 2010
Dioxins in the Food Supply
Which foods accumulate the highest levels of industrial toxins?
December 2, 2009
Xenoestrogens & Early Puberty
Until the twentieth century, the average age of puberty for girls was 16 or 17 years old.
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