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What is BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) or BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)?

Alan Greene, MD
Pediatrics
BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) and BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) are two of the most widely used chemical food preservatives. Watch pediatrician Alan Greene, MD, discuss the dangers of these chemicals, what foods they are in and how to avoid them.

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