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.
A group in Canada had various household items tested for toxic chemicals. You can read their findings here. “These substances include heavy metals, bisphenols, and PFAS, which are associated with a wide range of negative health outcomes.
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See this valuable list of PFAS-free products such as rain gear, apparel, shoes, personal care products and cosmetics, dental floss, furniture, food ware, baby products, carpets and rugs, textiles, and much more! The list also includes retailers who have pledged not to offer products containing PFAS …
It’s clear that canned food has largely moved away from BPA, but what are they using in new can linings? That part is less clear. The new linings are made from either acrylic, polyester, non-BPA epoxies, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) copolymers, or olefin polymers.
We spend most of our time indoors, and the indoor environment is the greatest contributor to human chemical exposures. (1,2) Despite its importance, our understanding of indoor chemicals is more limited than that for the outdoor environment. Read more here.
The Journal Scientific Research published a study of microbial counts in wood and bamboo utensils. The studies found natural hygienic properties in these natural materials. “The recent studies have developed our understanding regarding the natural hygienic properties of wood.
Physicians for Safe Technology post some of the scientific literature concerning cell phone radiation and cancer risk, including of childhood leukemia. The Journal Science Direct offers more studies concerning electromagnetic fields and neurological health.
The Environmental Health Trust summarized some recent studies about the health hazards of cell phone radiation. They also offer tips to reduce exposure.
The National Toxicology Program (part of DHHS) conducted two-year toxicology studies in rats and mice to help clarify potential health hazards, including cancer risk, from exposure to RFR like that used in 2G and 3G cell phones.
Chemical pollution in the environment is supersizing the global obesity epidemic, according to a major scientific review. The idea that the toxins called “obesogens” can affect how the body controls weight is not yet part of mainstream medicine.
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