Toxins

Should Wheat Be Reclassified As A PATHOGEN?

A provocative, though still largely under appreciated study titled, “Parallels between Pathogens and Gluten Peptides in Celiac Sprue,” published in PLoS in 2008 proposed a radically new definition of pathogen be employed to understand the extensively documented harm that the consumption of wheat is capable of doing to human physiology.The new theory proposes that we movebeyond ...Read More »

Research: Soy Formula Affects Reproductive Development In Mice

You might already know that I’m not a big fan of certain non-fermented soy products. The results of a newly published study on the effects of soy formula on the reproductive systems of mice only underscores how bad they can be for the body [1]. In this particular study, newborn mice were fed soy formula ...Read More »

Kids On The Front Line

If you’re a parent—even if you don’t live in a rural area—you’ll want to read this report from Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA). According to the report, each year, more than 680 million pounds of pesticides are applied to agricultural fields across the country. This 2007 figure—the most recent government estimates available—climbs to more ...Read More »

Fracking Wastewater Is Cancer-Causing, New Study Confirms

The fracking industry likes to call its product “natural gas,” but the natural consequence of its activity is the production of billions of gallons of cancer-causing wastewater. A new study published in Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology titled, “Malignant human cell transformation of Marcellus Shale gas drilling flow back water,” is the first study of its ...Read More »

Smoking Is 36 Times Worse Than Working At A Nuclear Reactor

It is well-established that 25-30% of all cancer are caused soley by tobacco consumption – a completely avoidable cause. But what if the tobacco itself were not actually the primary cause of the cancer, but something else contaminating it? And what if it the tobacco industry knew this lethal contaminant was in their product, and ...Read More »

Processed Foods Are Downright Dangerous!

Humans have been “processing” food through traditional methods for thousands of years. But there’s a vast difference between the processing of old—for instance, the ancient Egyptian practice of using salt to extend the shelf life of food—and the twentieth-century version of “ultra processing.” Close to 5,000 additives are now allowed to be used in food ...Read More »

The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

Fluoride is found everywhere today, from antibiotics to drinking water, no stick pans to toothpaste, making exposure inevitable. All the more reason why new research proving this common spice can prevent fluoride damage is so promising! Fluoride’s neurotoxicity has been the subject of academic debate for decades, and now a matter of increasingly impassioned controversy ...Read More »

7 Incredibly Useful Houseplants That Make Your Home’s Air Clean And Fresh

How clean and pleasant is the air in your house? NASA had this question when they were looking to purify the air in their spacecrafts for astronauts who were going to be living in space for long periods of time. They discovered that there are certain houseplants that work even better than in keeping air clean ...Read More »

Under The Influence (VIDEO)

The next time you think about relaxing with a glass of wine, you may want to pay close attention to where that wine came from. Moms Across America teamed up with Microbe Inotech Labs in St. Louis, Mo., to test 10 California wines for glyphosate. All 10, from California’s prime growing regions—Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino ...Read More »

12 Toxins In Your Drinking Water

Water quality is a subject that’s been big news lately. Residents of Flint, Michigan are suffering from toxic levels of lead in their water due to incompetent governance. Unfortunately, water quality issues are not a recent development. Industrial dumping, pesticide runoff, leaky storage tanks, and government mandates have created big problems. Let’s take a look ...Read More »

To The EPA: Stop The Madness!

EPA’s Odd Handling of Controversial Chemical h/t: Organic Consumers Association Every 15 years, pesticides come up for review by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Last year, 2015, was the year the EPA was supposed to review and either renew, or reject, glyphosate. We’re still waiting. Meanwhile, glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, was ...Read More »

Are Flame Retardants Putting Our Health At Risk?

Chemical flame retardants have made their way into a long list of household objects. This was intended to help save lives, which it has, but a string of studies published over the past few decades have shown flame retardants may not be without health risks. There has been growing concern about the long term side-effects ...Read More »

You Will Never Eat McDonald’s French Fries Again After Watching This (VIDEO)

For more than one reason, it’s time to consider cutting out McDonald’s french fries entirely. The quality of product, the way in which they are made and also; why would you want to support a company like McDonald’s? All key things to consider, not to mention what Michael Pollan is going to share below. Michael ...Read More »

Fast Food A Significant Source Of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

Fast food contains many ingredients that compromise health, but did you know these convenience meals also come with an extra serving of endocrine-disrupting chemicals? According to recent research, people who eat drive-through hamburgers and take-out pizzas have higher levels of phthalates in their urine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collected data on ...Read More »

Study: Gut Bacteria Transforms Arsenic, Increases Its Toxicity

For many people, worrying about arsenic poisoning is akin to worrying about catching the bubonic plague. They believe it’s something only found in history books. Unfortunately, even in today’s world, arsenic poisoning is still a very real concern. Certain forms of arsenic are found naturally in areas with high concentrations of metal ore. When these ...Read More »

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