According to researchers and physicians studying the adverse effects of aspartame, the following chronic illnesses can be triggered or worsened by ingesting of aspartame:(2) Brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chronic fatigue syndrome, parkinson’s disease, alzheimer’s, mental retardation, lymphoma, birth defects, fibromyalgia, and diabetes. Aspartame is the technical name for the brand names, NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful,…

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monsanto is poisoning you

In recent years, Roundup was found to be even more toxic than it was when first approved for agricultural use, though that discovery has not led to any changes in regulation of the pesticide. A new U.S. Geological Survey has concluded that pesticides can be found in, well, just about anything. Roundup herbicide, Monsanto’s flagship weed killer, was…

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Yoga Mats toxic

Lurking in your yoga mat is highly toxic chemicals which offgas and can be absorbed through inhalation. With increased interest in yoga also comes an increase in the numbers of PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) yoga mats sold across the country. Completely at odds with the yoga philosophy of a healthy planet, PVC yoga mats off-gas some…

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Shower Curtains

As many as 100 toxic chemicals associated with adverse health effects are released into the air from PVC vinyl shower curtains according to “Volatile Vinyl: The New Shower Curtain’s Chemical Smell.” These chemicals make up that “new shower curtain smell” unique to PVC vinyl shower curtains and shower curtain liners. Is Showering Harmful? “Taking a…

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Cosmetic ingredients to avoid

Some of the ingredients in beauty products aren’t that pretty. U.S. researchers report that one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, and hormone disruptors. Many products include plasticizers (chemicals that keep concrete soft), degreasers (used to get grime off auto parts), and…

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