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12 kitchen toxins you should always be aware of

Mediafeed Logo By Janet Newman of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 14: Eating organic foods whenever possible has been shown to reduce your exposure to toxic substances, such as pesticides. But food is just one source to consider when evaluating all of the possible toxins in your kitchen.In my book, Living in the Chemical Age, I lay out many other contaminants in our water, air, cleaning products, and the vessels we use to cook and store our foods.  Here are 12 lesser-known toxins that may be lurking in your kitchen — and how can you avoid them in order to keep your family safe.Related: 7 ways decluttering can change your life

How to rid your kitchen of these 12 toxins

Eating organic foods whenever possible has been shown to reduce your exposure to toxic substances, such as pesticides. But food is just one source to consider when evaluating all of the possible toxins in your kitchen.

In my book, Living in the Chemical Age, I lay out many other contaminants in our water, air, cleaning products, and the vessels we use to cook and store our foods.  

Here are 12 lesser-known toxins that may be lurking in your kitchen — and how can you avoid them in order to keep your family safe.

Related: 7 ways decluttering can change your life

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