Skip to content

Posts Tagged ‘toxins’

Study: The 10 Best Indoor Plants for Eliminating Toxic Air Pollution

After spending most of our evolution in natural environments, we have an innate desire to interact with the natural world.  Nature plays a vital role in human health and relationships, by easing stress and enhancing physical and mental relaxation. Most of us spend about 90% of our time indoors, and this means we are not…

Read More

What’s Really In A Big Mac?

The answer is… a sesame seed bun, American cheese, special sauce, 100% beef patty, sliced pickles, shredded lettuce and onions… or so we’re told. On closer inspection when perusing the US McDonald’s website there are over 72 ingredients that go into this world famous burger. Many of which I wouldn’t be happy putting in my…

Read More

FDA Approved: Paint Thinner in Kid’s Cereals

A video posted to YouTube shows Las Vegas residents reacting to the news that their favorite cereals contain trisodium phosphate, more commonly referred to as paint thinner. The challenge to be informed about what we are eating grows ever more complex. Many people trust Trader Joe’s as one of the smaller grocery store chains offering…

Read More

Study Finds 175 Dangerous Chemicals in Food Packaging Materials

The new study from the Food Packaging Forum indicates that more than 170 potentially dangerous materials are used in the packaging of food—things that have been linked to cancer, infertility, hormone disruption, and even genital defects. “From a consumer perspective, it is certainly undesirable and also unexpected to find chemicals of concern being intentionally used…

Read More

Study: Sleep Removes Toxic Chemicals from the Brain

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…

Read More

Laundry Detergent Chemicals Absorbed Through Skin and Inhaled

Most laundry detergents are loaded with extremely toxic chemicals. 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 ingredients. _ Toxic Ingredients Found in Laundry Detergents:…

Read More

Study: Sweating Detoxifies Dangerous Metals and Petrochemicals

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…

Read More
Scroll To Top