Dr. Earl Mindell's Unsafe at Any Meal: How to Avoid Hidden Toxins in Your Food

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The ultimate health-defense guide for eating wisely and safely

Food manufacturers rely increasingly on the use of chemicals to produce larger crops and livestock and to extend the shelf lives of products. Foods once considered safe are being tagged as potential health hazards on a regular basis. Contaminated beef, orange juice carrying salmonella--the list continues to grow. The nearly 3,000 additives being concealed in food products can cause everything from asthma and ...

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Overview

The ultimate health-defense guide for eating wisely and safely

Food manufacturers rely increasingly on the use of chemicals to produce larger crops and livestock and to extend the shelf lives of products. Foods once considered safe are being tagged as potential health hazards on a regular basis. Contaminated beef, orange juice carrying salmonella--the list continues to grow. The nearly 3,000 additives being concealed in food products can cause everything from asthma and headaches to heart problems, miscarriages, cancer, and more. Dr. Earl Mindell's Unsafe at Any Meal, a bestseller in its previous edition, is the consumer's best weapon against the hidden hazards in food, drink, herbs, and medicines.

Dr. Earl Mindell, one of America's leading nutrition experts, exposes the food industry's chemical cover-ups and provides crucial information on what to look out for when shopping, cooking, and taking medications. This thoroughly revised, updated edition includes coverage of genetically modified foods as well as foods designed to provide specific health benefits.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780658021152
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/28/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Earl L. Mindell, R.Ph., Ph.D., has written extensively on health. A popular lecturer, he is an authority on nutrients, supplements, and natural health.

Hester Mundis is the author or coauthor of 26 books. She is a four-time Emmy nominee for outstanding achievement in writing.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
A Note to the Reader
1 The Lowdown on Labels 1
2 Those Unpronounceable Additives 25
3 Genetically Modified Food Fright 53
4 Is This Any Way to Start a Day? 65
5 Coffee, Tea, or Milk? 91
6 The Lunch Crunch 107
7 Scary Snacks 117
8 Think Before You Drink - Anything 141
9 For Whom the Dinner Bell Tools 157
10 The Hazards of "Health" and Healthy Foods 173
11 Cautions a la Carte 201
12 The Disease and Wellness Connection 229
13 May I Help You? 243
Afterword 247
Glossary 249
Bibliography and Recommended Reading 261
Index 265
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