Living in the Chemical Age

Janet Newman Ph.D.

We live in an age of convenience, consumerism, and immediate gratification. But the exponential changes happening in our society have an effect: More toxins are invading our lives than ever before. The best way to prevent harm from toxins is to avoid them—and Janet Newman, Ph.D., can show you how.

Living in the Chemical Age is an eye-opening look at how we can live less polluted lives. In this indispensable guide, Janet identifies contaminants in our food, water, personal care products, environment, pharmaceuticals, and even nature; explains the physical effects these chemicals can have; and explores everyday ways to avoid them.

Whether you’re a mom concerned about her kids or a citizen hoping to positively use your consumer power, Janet’s clear and simple tips will help you make everyday choices that can lead to a healthier world.

Press & Praise

Joan L. Sefcik, DDS, past president of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine

"Living in the Chemical Age is chock-full of useful information and resources about how to protect your family from the toxic overload in our society. Janet presents information in a way that is easy to follow. The book will motivate you to make positive changes for your family and for the planet."

Toni Toney, author of the Ecotarian Diet, environmental activist, nutritional researcher, and organic food activisturs everywhere

"We can all learn something from Living in the Chemical Age. It is an indispensable guide to the toxins that are polluting our planet's environment and gives tangible ways to avoid exposure."

Renata Helfman, founder and CEO of Lipstick Angels

"There are way too many unregulated chemicals in the majority of personal care products. By reading Living in the Chemical Age, you will learn simple ways to lower your exposure to these dangerous toxins."

Janet Newman Ph.D.

Janet Newman, Ph.D., is a consultant based in Austin, Texas. Her longtime interest in health and nutrition has led her to explore the damage that hidden environmental toxins can do and to discover ways to reduce or eliminate their impact. Janet has a Ph.D. in psychology and a master’s degree in social work. She is the mother of two active boys and enjoys organic gardening, writing, yoga, bike riding, and cooking healthy meals for her family.

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