August 3, 2012

harmful chemicals in foodsHarmful chemicals in food we all consume on a daily basis are not something unusual, and a great deal of foods, from fish and meat to sweets and peanut butter, are packed with plenty of harmful compounds and substances. According to the findings of a recent study by a group of American scientists, a type of flame retardants known as HBCD was found in a number of foods that we have in our stores, including stored fish and peanut butter. The scientists warn that increased consumption of the foods with this kind of flame retardants imposes serious danger to our health, since it takes very long time to break down and evacuate these dangerous compounds from our body. It can be especially dangerous if someone is constantly exposed to this harmful substance. Read the rest of this entry »