Melinda Wenner Moyer http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1159/all en What Chemicals Are in Food? Simple Solutions to Avoid Harmful Toxins in Food http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/organic_natural/what_chemicals_are_in_food_simple_solutions_to_avoid_harmful_toxins_in_food <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How you can avoid BPA, mercury, pesticides and more chemicals in your food. </div> </div> </div> <p>I still remember the sentence I read nearly a year ago that catapulted me from carefree foodie to chemical-cautious health nut. I was perusing the landmark 2010 report by the President’s Cancer Panel (a group The New York Times has called “the mission control of mainstream scientific and medical thinking”) and there it was: “The incidence of some cancers, including some most common among children, is increasing for unexplained reasons.” I kept reading: breast cancer rates among Americans are among the highest in the world.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Melinda Wenner Moyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How you can avoid BPA, mercury, pesticides and more chemicals in your food. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-large"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_large" width="625" height="225" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/apple_hand.jpg?1314303905" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/apple_hand2.jpg?1314303925" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> September/October 2011 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More Toxin Information </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/organic_natural/7_simple_ways_to_detox_your_diet_and_your_home">7 Simple Ways to Detox Your Diet and Your Home</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/organic_natural/dirty_dozen_plus_14_foods_you_should_buy_organic">The Dirty Dozen Plus: 14 Foods You Should Buy Organic</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/organic_natural/15_foods_you_dont_need_to_buy_organic">15 Foods You Don&#039;t Need to Buy Organic</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/fish_and_shellfish_6_to_eat_6_to_avoid">Fish and Shellfish: 6 to Eat, 6 to Avoid</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/kitchen_product_reviews/9_green_products_for_a_healthy_kitchen">9 Green Products for a Healthy Kitchen</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/green_up_kitchen_challenge">Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/organic_natural/what_chemicals_are_in_food_simple_solutions_to_avoid_harmful_toxins_in_food#comments Melinda Wenner Moyer September/October 2011 Food News & Origins - Organic & Natural Thu, 25 Aug 2011 20:20:15 +0000 Erin McCormick 17636 at http://www.eatingwell.com