A Consumer's Guide to Nontoxic
Household Products, Cosmetics and Food
By David Steinman and Samuel
S. Epstein M.D, 1995
Can coloring your hair cause cancer?
Which apple juice is safest for
Is furniture polish making your
Where can you find meat without
hormones and additives?
Many items you buy every day contain ingredients
that can cause allergic reaction, breathing difficulty, dizziness,
cancer, birth defects, and other problems. Which products are
safe and which may be harmful? Here, at last, is a comprehensive
guide to answer all your questions about thousands of brand-name
household products, personal care products, foods, and beverages.
Comments about the book!
- A rating chart by the authors of Diet for a Poisoned Planet
and The Politics of Cancer includes thousands of brand-name
listings for their flammable, allergen, irritant, carcinogenic,
and other toxic properties.
- The authors list thousands of household products, personal
care products, foods, and beverages--from car wax to mascara
to soup and flea powder--by brand names, rating them for
both short-term and long-term health hazards. Charts provide
recommendations for the safest foods, toiletries, and everyday
- Rates thousands of brand-name household and cosmetic products,
foods, and beverages according to their short- and long-term
health and allergy hazards, and provides recommendations
for the safest items.
"The ultimate shopper's
book that should help you get your money's worth every
time you shop while safeguarding your family's health" -
Mindell, R.Ph., Ph.D., Author of the Vitamin Bible
"... The most important book a shopper
will ever own. The safe Shopper's Bible is a number-one
recommendation on my reading list for all my patients
and their families. Use it!"
Jay Gordon, M.D., Medical Correspondent, ABC Television
"A long overdue and indispensable
reference book important to all who are interested
in reducing their risk of exposure to harmful chemicals
found in most household products, cosmetics, and food.
I cannot think of anyone who would not benefit from
Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D., Executive
Director, Citizens for health
"The Safe Shopper's Bible is the consumer's
action handbook for the '90s: comprehensive, well-documented,
with all the appropriate warnings-a compendium of reasonable
alternatives. A must for all who care about their health."
-Gary Null, Ph.D.
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