“Dichlorophenol, a chemical often found in chlorinated drinking water, may cause cancer and heart disease”

“That being said, not all water is equally good for the body. Why? Because much of the drinking water available today has been stripped of beneficial minerals and nutrients. In addition, the chemicals added to water to “purify” it can sometimes do a lot more harm than good.

An example of one such chemical is dichlorophenol (DCP). A study by researchers from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found that people who had higher urinary levels of two variants of DCP – 2,5-dichlorophenol and 2,4-dichlorophenol – were at increased risk of developing cancer, heart disease and other “adverse health outcomes.”

The study was published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine late last year and was conducted as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)…

And, as previously reported by Natural News, a study published in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that people with exposure to DCP is associated with increased risk of food allergies…”


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