Books Killer Clothes - 1 book
By Anna Maria Clement, PhD, NMD, LN and Brian R. Clement, PhD, NMD, LN. Co-Directors, The Hippocrates Health Institute. Paperback 192 pgs.
How seemingly innocent clothing choices endanger your health…. And how to protect yourself!
Did you know that:
- Wearing a bra, especially a tight one, can increase your chance of developing breast cancer.
- Synthetic fibers are such a burn hazard that the U.S. military prohibits troop from wearing them off base.
- Man-made fibers in sportswear can reduce an athlete’s competitive edge.
- Close-fitting synthetic underwear can contribute to infertility in men.
- Adequate testing has not been done to determine whether fabric additives, such as insecticides and metals, can safely be in constant contact with human skin.
Man-made clothing fibers, such as nylon, spandex, and Teflon, have only replaced cotton, wool and silk over the last sixty years. During this time there’s been a significant increase in health problems that may be associated with wearing synthetic garments: fertility problems, respiratory disease, contact dermatitis, and cancer.
- What fabrics and chemicals to watch for when selecting clothing
- How to identify deceptive synthetic fabrics
- Why to avoid any garment that is advertised as being anti-shrink, antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-static, anti-odor, anti-flame, anti-wrinkle, or anti-stain
- The advantages for choosing natural fabrics
- Tips for ecological health-friendly cleaning