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Friends and Foes: the curious case of chemicals (available in eBook only)

  • Author(s): Ekta Sharma
  • Size: 210 mm x 280 mm
  • Pages: 56
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Available in: e-Book only
  • ISBN: 9789386530912
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.250.00 / US $18.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 225.00 / US $16.00

Book Details

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘chemicals’? Friendly, hostile, smelly, radioactive, volatile—chemicals are all these and much more. And it’s not possible to do without them in our daily lives because they are present in just about everything. So the next best thing to do is to separate the good chemicals from the bad ones and the absolutely deadly ones! Peppered with curious facts and useful information, Friends and Foes explores the lesser-known, mystifying universe of chemicals and guides you towards a better judgement of what chemicals to avoid and what to limit. It is your guide to the most pressing need of the hour—a healthier and environment-friendly life.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Making Sense of Chemicals
  • Natural and Synthetic Chemicals
  • Myths About Chemicals
  • Chemicals We Eat
  • Your Healthy Eating Guide
  • Medicines That Heal
  • Pesticide: A Necessary Evil
  • Chemicals We Use at Home
  • Chemicals in the Environment
  • Industrial Mishaps
  • Steer Clear of Toxic Chemicals
  • Glossary

About the Author:
Ekta Sharma has been in children’s publishing for more than a decade. She is keenly interested in environmental issues and wishes to promote healthy and sustainable living through her books. She likes to read, write, and travel and can be reached at onlyekta@gmail.com.

 

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