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Our Toxic Legacy: How Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, and Cadmium Harm Our Health

Our Toxic Legacy: How Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, and Cadmium Harm Our Health

Lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium are major toxic metals. All are environmental pollutants that can inflict harm on humans and other living creatures as well as adversely affect our air, water, soil, and food supply. They can poison not only us but also our progeny developing in the womb. They can... more

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  • ISBN 9781591202844
  • Imprint Basic Health Publications
  • Category Health & Fitness

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Overview

Lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium are major toxic metals. All are environmental pollutants that can inflict harm on humans and other living creatures as well as adversely affect our air, water, soil, and food supply. They can poison not only us but also our progeny developing in the womb. They can break down the body's basic functions. This book describes the unique characteristics of each of the four major toxic metals, identifies the likely sources of our exposure, and offers in-depth, evidence based information, methods to test for its presence, and therapies to rid ti from our bodies.

    Beatrice Trum Hunter has written more than 30 books on food issues, including whole foods, food adulteration, and aditives. Her most recent books include The Whole Foods Primer,...more