Tag Archives: polybrominated diphenyl ethers

Detoxification made easy

August 28, 2012

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by Dr. Glenn S. Chapman —  Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently completed another landmark study revealing that young children have high levels of chemical fire retardants, called polybrominated diphenyl ethers or PBDEs, in their blood. EWG found that preschoolers’ blood levels of PBDEs were, on average, three times higher than their mothers’. We are awash […]

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Risky chemicals stored in your body

February 27, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released the most comprehensive study to date of the chemicals we harbor inside our bodies as a result of daily exposure. The CDC measured 8,000 Americans for 212 chemicals. The results: All 212 chemicals were found in the blood and urine, meaning these chemicals […]

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