Toxins

Is Rocket Fuel (Perchlorate) Destroying Organic Farming?

Perchlorate is an environmental pollutant primarily associated with releases by defense contractors, military operations and aerospace programs, as it is a key ingredient in rocket fuel. It is now found contaminating conventional and organically grown food, alike.   Perchlorate and the Post-Organic Era Perchlorate is an environmental pollutant primarily associated with releases by defense contractors,


How Pollution Affects The Gut Microbiome

Pollutants pervade almost every aspect of our environment. Air pollution is one of the biggest threats, and water pollution comes in at a very close second. Even the pollutants in our foods are contributing to a myriad of health concerns. Researchers believe external pollution may be implicated in cancer, obesity, and type 2 diabetes, among


Easy Detox Tip: Eat Broccoli Sprouts

Air pollution is an inescapable health threat of our time, and no matter the amount of healthy choices you make, you are still vulnerable to exposure. The health effects of air pollution are many, including allergies, asthma, heart disease, lung disease, and even nerve damage. Even exercising outdoors in urban environments can increase our intake


Like Israel, U.S. Should Ban Fluoride Amid Health Concerns

By: Jason Uttley | Thyroid Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia & Neurotoxicity Top List of Adverse Effects. Nearly half a century after Minnesota passed legislation requiring the addition of fluoride to municipal water supplies, fluoride is under fire due to health concerns.[i]  Evidence that the additive is not only a contributor to the epidemic of thyroid dysfunction, but


Things You Can Do To Support Thyroid Health

The thyroid is responsible for secreting hormones and keeping your energy levels right where they should be; basically, it acts as the “leader” of the endocrine system. So, it goes without saying, if you keep your thyroid healthy, your body will thank you. But, remember the thyroid is vulnerable to environmental toxins like BPA and


Is Your Sunscreen Giving You Cancer? (VIDEO)

There seems to be some discrepancy on whether or not sunscreens are safe. On one hand, it protects our skin from burning and later developing skin cancers, yet on the other hand, most sunscreens are chemical-laden and can cause cancer later in life. So, which is the right choice? Not All Sunscreens Are Created Equal First of


3 Reasons To Avoid Food Additives

Food additives are added to food during processing, typically to enhance color or freshness. While some of them are natural, many aren’t and all those unnatural additives have nasty side effects. Think about the artificial sweeteners hiding in diet soft drinks, or the emulsifiers (used to keep food from separating) in the salad dressing sitting


Beyond Apathy: Zen, Max And Sinead Discuss Water Fluoridation (VIDEO)

[Filmed during my recent trip to the UK to speak at the AV6 Conference. Please help support these wonderful people resisting water fluoridation in Bedford. And thank you Anna Bragga for making this film and all your hard work and dedication. Learn more about Anna’s work HERE. – Zen] This film has been produced for


5 Benefits Of Colon Cleansing

With additives in our food, pesticides on our crops, and pollution all around us, many might say we live in a toxic age. Sometimes all that toxic buildup can take its toll on the colon, which encumbers digestion and overall health. When your colon is backed up with toxic material, your entire body becomes sluggish


The Importance Of A Kidney Cleansing Diet

The importance of a kidney cleansing diet cannot be overemphasized. Flushing out your kidneys keeps them functioning at their best. Healthy kidneys are essential to a variety of body functions. Your kidneys help detoxify Your blood by removing toxic compounds and passing them out through the urine. If blood cleansing becomes impeded, toxins can remain


Why Is Diet Soda Addictive?

An addiction to diet soda may seem silly to most people, many of whom have been tricked into thinking that calorie-free soda is the healthier choice compared to traditional carbonated beverages. Since it’s calorie free and sugar free, most people who are dieting will choose diet soda as a beverage of choice at meals and


Truvia’s Sweet Scam: Highly Processed, GMO, And Contains Hardly Any Stevia (VIDEO)

If you’re one of the people who was excited when the “natural” sweetener that was allegedly made from the stevia plant became more commonly available, I’m afraid I have some bad news for you. All of that hype about the “new” zero-calorie Truvia? All the talk about how natural it is? That’s just not true.


The Hidden Toxins In Your Clothing

Popular clothing stores, like H&M, Levi’s, and Gap, are beginning to turn their attention toward producing healthier and more environmentally-friendly clothing. [1] Increased consumer awareness around the dangers of synthetic dyes, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and phthalates in conventional clothing is fueling a drastic revolution in the fashion industry. Keeping in line with current trends, clothing


Three Artificial Sweeteners You Should Look Out For

Artificial sweeteners are everywhere, and if you’re like me, you avoid them at all costs. Things like aspartame, sucralose, and saccharin can be found in a variety of processed diet foods; however, even some foods you wouldn’t expect contain these chemicals. Whether you’re knowingly poisoning yourself with these toxins or not, you must know that


Roundup Herbicide Linked To Parkinson's-Related Brain Damage

Alarming new research published in the journal Neurotoxicology and Teratology supports the emerging connection between glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonian disorders. Published this month (April, 2012), the new study entitled “Glyphosate induced cell death through apoptotic and authophagic mechanisms,” investigated the potential brain-damaging effects


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