Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 13th, 1995
Synthetic food dyes are added to many foods and beverages to improve their appearance.
"Food dyes, pesticides such as DDT, and pollutants may be responsible for the increasing breast cancer rate among American women because they mimic the effects of the hormone estrogen," said Craig Dees, head of the Molecular Toxicology Group in ORNL's Health Sciences Research Division. "Some researchers have suggested that these so-called environmental...
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