Take a deep breath and relax? That’s easy for you to say.

“Fat? I’ve never heard of that before!” said a surprised Alexis Lum, 32, in Brooklyn Heights. “It’s kind of gross.”

via An expert finds New York Citys air is full of foreign matter, including rubber and rust – NY Daily News.

Yet frying, grilling or toasting foods with gas and electric appliances creates particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide, and volatile organic compounds.

via The Kitchen as a Pollution Hazard – NYTimes.com.