Thousands of chemicals are used in everyday products – in our water, our food and in the air we breathe. It’s the chemical soup of modern life and it’s virtually impossible to escape them.
A large proportion of these chemicals are known as endocrine disruptors. They mimic our hormones and disrupt virtually every aspect of human health – beginning at our most vulnerable time, in the womb.
Experts believe the rise in the use of industrial chemicals is linked to issues like lower IQ, cancer and reproductive problems.
In this special edition of Catalyst, Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates the safety of these chemicals , and compares the level of chemicals in her own body with clean living convert and media personality Sarah Wilson. Is there adequate regulation and testing, or are we in the midst of an uncontrolled, human experiment?
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