Bottled water

The basis for our estimation of the negative health impact from exposure to bisphenol-A has, up until this point, been based on the assumption that its effects in humans would be the same as those found in studies on rats.  As we can see by this new research, this could not be farther from the…

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herbicide glyphosate kills

How convenient that Bayer produces both food which create neurological impairments, and drugs which ‘treat’ neurological impairments.  It’s not surprising that the results of this study are being ignored. Researchers in a 2014 study have found a direct link between Bayer’s LibertyLink GMO crops, designed to withstand glufosinate ammonium (GLA) herbicide, directly to autism-like symptoms,…

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Sunscreen

Why wear sunscreen to protect you from the sun, when the chemicals in the sunscreen are far more harmful than the sun? Your skin is the largest organ of your body, yet few people realize its importance for their health. While keeping your heart, liver, and kidneys functioning properly is crucial, so is protecting your…

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Ice cream sandwich

A mom of two young children is wondering: What’s in ice cream sandwiches these days? Christie Watson’s kids love eating ice cream. But one recent morning, she saw an uneaten ice cream sandwich sitting on her patio table. When she looked closer, she couldn’t believe what she was seeing. It wasn’t melting. “I noticed that…

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Sweating

A study published in 2008 reported that 90-95% of cancer cases are caused by environmental toxins, and that cancer can be prevented with major lifestyle changes. With more than 77,000 chemicals in active production in North America, scientists estimate that everyone alive today carries within their body at least 700 chemicals, most of which have…

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Sleep detoxifies

Although we don’t know exactly why, there is no question that sleep is crucial for the brain and overall health. Without proper sleep, the chance of disease and stress increases notably. Now, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) Center for Translational Neuromedicine have found that sleeping actually helps detoxify the brain, potentially…

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Most laundry detergents are loaded with extremely toxic chemicals that you could be absorbing through your clothes. Residues of these chemicals are left on your clothes and are absorbed by your skin and evaporated into the air where they are breathed in. Most would be surprised to find that even ‘Green’ labeled detergents contain toxic…

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chlorine shower filter

If you shower in municipal tap water that has been chlorinated, you could be slowly poisoning yourself by breathing in toxic chlorine vapors. Bacteria and pathogens are removed from most municipal water supplies using chlorine.  The problem is, after chlorine is added and its job is done, it is not removed before it re-enters the…

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Sweating detoxifies chemicals

New research is revealing something remarkable about why the body sweats. Beyond its obvious role in regulating body temperature, sweating has been found to facilitate the elimination of accumulated heavy metals and petrochemicals, indicating that if we want to be healthy we should put regular effort into doing more sweating.  Sweating has long been known…

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