|The Safe Shopper's Bible
A Consumer's Guide to
Nontoxic Household Products,
Cosmetics and Food
By David Steinman and Samuel S.
- 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?
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
- 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 household purchases.
- 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
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!"
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"
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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