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Published: 01 February 2017

270 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190260934

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Toxic Cocktail

How Chemical Pollution Is Poisoning Our Brains

Barbara Demeneix

  • Written by an expert who works with international authorities on chemical testing
  • Provides an easily understandable explanation of the links between between brain development and thyroid hormone, and how chemical pollution is undoing a process honed by evolution
  • Examines environmental causes underlying the increased incidence of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and IQ loss
  • Links increasingly prevalent mild iodine deficiency to effects of chemical pollution affecting thyroid hormone signaling, neurodevelopmental disorders, and IQ loss
  • Offers simple ways of decreasing readers' chemical loads to protect themselves and their unborn children

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