Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Where are those chemicals coming from?


More than a handful of papers and blogs have covered the results of a UCSF study that found a slew of dangerous chemicals in most pregnant women's bodies. Unfortunately very few journalists mentioned where the chemicals are coming from.

This chart from a UK newspaper is a little over a year old and not all-encompassing, but it's a start:



Other sources of chemicals include pesticides in your produce, drugs in your meats and dairy products, chemicals in plastic containers and the lining of cans, and chemicals in household cleaning products.

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