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What's in This Stuff?: The Hidden Toxins in Everyday Products and What You Can Do about Them

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The essential reference to what's really in the products we buy.

Every day Americans eat processed food and use toiletries, cosmetics, household cleaners, gardening supplies and often pet care products of some kind. It's time to ask What's in This Stuff? The answers are shocking. This fascinating book reveals how many of the products used every day contain poorly tested chemicals that are implicated in health problems, and offers simple, nontoxic alternatives.

It explains:
- Why we are exposed to more chemicals than ever before
- The health risks of exposure to industrial chemicals in consumer products
- Which chemicals are most harmful
- Why babies in the womb and young children are especially vulnerable to toxins
- How to interpret confusing labels
- Tips for using conventional products more wisely

About the Author

Patricia Thomas is the author of the bestselling Cleaning Yourself to Death as well as Living Dangerously: Are Everyday Toxins Making You Sick? A former radio producer and broadcaster, she is a regular contributor to newspapers and appears frequently on TV and radio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399533884
Subtitle:
The Hidden Toxins in Everyday Products - and What You Can Do About Them
Author:
Thomas, Patricia
Author:
Thomas, Pat
Publisher:
Perigee Trade
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Food
Subject:
Household supplies
Subject:
Toxicology
Subject:
Environmental toxicology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20080102
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9 x 6.12 x 1.07 in 0.9 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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