Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods


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DESCRIPTION: Although the most concentrated sources of the toxic metal cadmium are cigarette smoke, seafood and organ meats, does a greater consumption of whole grains and vegetables imply a concern?

There are other toxins in cigarette smoke that are also found in food. Watch
• Estrogenically Cooked Cooked Carcinogens (
• Heterocyclic amines in eggs, cheese and creatine? (
• Fukushima and Radioactivity in Seafood (

Toxic metals have also been found in dietary supplements. See, for example, Get the Lead Out (and Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements)

Mercury is also a serious problem. Watch:
• Children in California are contaminated (
• Mercury versus omega-3 for brain development
• Mercury Nerves (
• Mercury in corn syrup? (

More on the contamination in seafood can be found in:
• Fish and diabetes (
• Diabetes and dioxins (
• Contaminants in salmon and our own fat (
• Alterigin Alkylphenols and Endocrine Alteriges (
• Dietary sources of alkylphenol endocrine disruptors (

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