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Non-toxic : guide to living healthy in a chemical world / Aly Cohen MD, FARC, Frederick vom Saal, Ph.D.

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Summary:

"Non-Toxic gives insightful, even-handed, evidence-based discussion about the environment in which we now find ourselves living, the environmental hazards and ways in which we may better protect ourselves and our families from increased risk of illness and disease due to harmful chemical and radiation exposure. Espousing the principles developed by famed physician and author, Dr. Andrew Weil, and making them accessible for the general reader, the book takes account of the whole person, including all aspects of lifestyle, in offering guidance to living healthy in a chemical world."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 615.902 COH 2020 (Text) 33892100719369 Adult New Books Book None 01/26/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780190082352
  • ISBN: 0190082356
  • Physical Description: xii, 399 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Overview of Environmental Exposures: How We Got Into This Pickle -- 2. How the Human Endocrine and Immune Systems Work With Chemical Exposure -- 3. Chemicals and Kids: What Parents and Parents-To-Be Need to Know -- 4. We Are What We Eat: Chemicals in Our Food -- 5. What Is REALLY in Your Drinking Water -- 6. Medications are Chemicals Too -- 7. The Air We Breathe: Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality -- 8. Is My Antiperspirant Harming Me? Personal Care Products and Chemicals -- 9. Squeaky Clean: How to Stay Clean Without Toxins -- 10. Bug Sprays, Herbicides, and Other Pesticides: Chemicals Designed to Kill -- 11. Home Furnishings: How to Avoid Flame Retardants and Other Toxic Chemicals -- 12. Radiation: Safer Use of Cell Phones, Tech Toys, and Gadgets -- 13. Detoxification Methods that Work -- Appendix 1. Detox Recipes -- Appendix 2. Travel Tips -- Appendix 3. Gym Tips -- Appendix 4. Reputable Labs -- Appendix 5. List of Abbreviations -- Appendix 6. Glossary of Terms -- Appendix 7. Tear-Off Refrigerator Sheet -- About the Authors -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
"Non-Toxic gives insightful, even-handed, evidence-based discussion about the environment in which we now find ourselves living, the environmental hazards and ways in which we may better protect ourselves and our families from increased risk of illness and disease due to harmful chemical and radiation exposure. Espousing the principles developed by famed physician and author, Dr. Andrew Weil, and making them accessible for the general reader, the book takes account of the whole person, including all aspects of lifestyle, in offering guidance to living healthy in a chemical world." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Environmental toxicology > Popular works.
Environmental health > Popular works.
Environmental Health.
Ecotoxicology.
Genre: Popular Work.

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