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What chemicals can be detected in every living human body?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

A few of the thousands of chemicals detectable in every living human are:

  • Toxic metals (lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic, others)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (charbroiled meats)
  • Volatile organic compounds (solvents)
  • Tobacco smoke by-products (more than 500 potential chemicals)
  • Phthalates (plastics)
  • Acrylamides (French fries, bread)
  • Dioxins, furans, PBDEs (fire retardants), and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Organochlorine by-products of water "purification"
  • Organophosphate pesticides
  • Organochlorine pesticides
  • Carbamate pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Pest repellents and disinfectants
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