Chemicals In Food

 

Chemicals in foodOur food intake is essential to our nutrition.  However, we all know that not everything available is good for us.

“By getting rid of disease sources, pesticides and antibiotics help increase food production and reduce food loss. But many people question how safe these chemicals and hormones are in the body. There’s a real concern that these chemicals may cause health problems, including an increase in breast cancer risk. 

No studies so far show a direct connection between pesticide exposure and an increased risk of breast cancer in people. Still, young female farm workers are at higher risk for a range of medical conditions. And some of the most commonly used pesticides have been shown to mimic estrogen in laboratory animals.”

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Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris was born in Europe but has lived in the US for many years. He attended college both in Europe and the US and completed medical school at the University of Texas. Residency and fellowship in oncology was completed at Baylor. Read More...
Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton