This Environment Toolkit is meant to support the information and guidance you receive in the Environment Module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. The module and the resources included on this page will give you tools you can use to make informed and wise purchasing decisions, in order to reduce your exposure to toxins common to daily living.
Established breast cancer risk factors, such as hormone replacement therapy and reproductive history, are thought to act by increasing estrogen and progesterone activity.
Download The Healthy Kitchen: Reducing Toxins and Chemical Exposures eBook to learn about the harmful chemicals that can be found in kitchens — and options to reduce your exposure.
An article in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that people who ate more food at home averaged lower blood serum concentrations of PFAS (or”forever”) chemicals, and those who ate out more, including at fast-food and pizza restaurants, averaged slightly higher concentrat…
The average American adult uses between 6 to 12 cosmetics and personal care products daily–and many of these chemicals have never been tested for safety. Join Carla Burns, Senior Director of Cosmetic Science at the Environmental Working Group (ewg.
Some common garden fertilizers sold by major retailers have concerning levels of PFAS compounds, so-called “forever chemicals” that last in the environment for decades and potentially harm health, a new study has found.
Research published in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, state that “our findings add substantially to the weight of evidence that PFOA [a type of PFAS, or “forever chemical”] is a renal carcinogen and may have important public health implications for the many individu…
A review in the journal Environmental Health gives a detailed summary of the connection between breast cancer and the environment.
A study published in the journal Genes describes the relationship between increasing aquatic contamination with environmental estrogens and increasing rates of breast cancer.
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