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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.
November 7, 2012
Lowering Dietary Antibiotic Intake
What a few days eating vegetarian can do to the level of antibiotics and phthalates flowing through one's body.
October 25, 2012
BPA Plastic and Male Sexual Dysfunction
Canned foods and sliced turkey were found to be contaminated with the plastics chemical BPA, which has been linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and erectile dysfunction.
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...
September 15, 2011
Chicken Consumption and the Feminization of Male Genitalia
Eating chicken during pregnancy may affect the size and development of one's son's penis due to phthalate contamination of the meat.
October 28, 2009
Which Plastics are Harmful?
How to choose the "numbers" of plastic which are probably safest.
October 6, 2008
Bottled Water vs. Tap
For most people which is healthier?
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