The Safe Shopper's Bible
A Consumer's Guide to
Nontoxic Household Products,
Cosmetics and Food
By David Steinman and Samuel S. Epstein M.D, 1995
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.
Can coloring your hair cause cancer?
Which apple juice is safest for your body?
Is furniture polish making your asthma worse?
Where can you find meat without hormones and additives?
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 guide. A book that should
help you get your money's worth every time you shop while safeguarding
your family's health"
-Earl Mindell, R.Ph., Ph.D., Author of the Vitamin
"... 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 this book"
-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
-Gary Null, Ph.D.
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