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Study Renews Roundup 'Weedkiller' Toxicity Concern

A study published in the January issue of International Journal of Toxicology titled, “Glyphosate Commercial Formulation Causes Cytotoxicity, Oxidative Effects, and Apoptosis on Human Cells: Differences With its Active Ingredient,” raises renewed concern that formulations of the world’s most popular herbicide glyphosate (e.g. Roundup), used primarily in the production of GM food, represent a serious ...Read More »

Your Brain On Drugs

Fungicides are widely sprayed on fruit, vegetable, nut crops and corn and soybean fields. But as Tom Philpott (Mother Jones) reports, a new study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Communications, says there’s disturbing evidence fungicides are “doing more than just killing fungi.” Philpott reports that Mark Zylka and his team of University of North ...Read More »

5 Health Dangers Of High Fructose Corn Syrup

Since the late 1980s, HFCS has replaced regular table sugar, honey, and similar sweeteners. Prolonged consumption of HFCS is the topic of debate and, like other genetically modified products, may be bad for your health. A number of studies conducted over the past few decades indicate consumption of HFCS is connected with some health concerns. ...Read More »

Tiny Traces, Deadly Secrets

By: Organic Consumers Association | Hormone Disruptors: Everyday Poisons in Non-Organic Food, Body Care Products, Water Bottles and Home Furniture. The Big Food giants, the pesticide and genetic engineering corporations such as Monsanto, the chemical, cosmetics, body care, food packaging, bottled water, and home furnishings industries—they all have a dirty secret. All of these industries ...Read More »

Formula For Disaster: The Clinically Confirmed Dangers Of Breastmilk 'Alternatives'

A growing body of clinical research indicates that formula fed infants have significantly increased risk for the following debilitating and/or life-threatening conditions: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia – Allergic Rhinitis – Aluminum Toxicity – Arteriosclerosis – Asthma – Autoimmune Diseases – Bacterial Meningitis – Cancers – Candida Infection – Cardiovascular Disease – Clostridium Infections – Colitis – ...Read More »

10 Food Additives You Should Avoid

What food additives are in your daily diet and should you be rethinking eating foods that contain them? When it comes to food additives they are generally anything but natural in both their make up as well as why they are used. Food additives are usually added to help with processing, packaging and preserving foods. ...Read More »

Wheat's Cardiotoxicity: As Serious As A Heart Attack

The “diseases of affluence,” as they are known, include diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis and cancer, and are sometimes referred to as the “Western disease” paradigm.  They emerge largely in response to the type of overnourishment that occurs in relatively wealthy societies, and particularly the excessive consumption of certain incompatible foods that nonetheless have become ...Read More »

Aspartame: Safety Approved In 90 Nations, But Damages Brain

A new study on aspartame has the potential to reignite the decades-old controversy behind this artificial sweetener’s safety, or lack thereof. As far back as 1996, folks were writing about the potential link between aspartame and increasing brain tumor rates.[i] Indeed, its intrinsic neurotoxicity and carcinogenicity has been confirmed in the biomedical literature. And yet, ...Read More »

Effects Of Pesticides

If it has the suffix –cide in it, then you know it’s meant to kill something. Pesticides are designed to kill insects, fungus, bacteria and other things that feed on crops, are vectors for disease, nuisances, and things that destroy property. Farming is big business and some farming companies are bottom-line driven, in business to ...Read More »

Can Lemon Water Detox Your Body?

You’ve heard you should drink eight glasses of water every day. While that’s a good baseline for most people, the exact amount can vary depending on body size, physical activity, and other factors. [1] Sixty percent of your body is water and water is part of many, if not all, internal processes. [2] Water helps ...Read More »

6 Facts About Pesticides That Will Make You Angry

Many Americans recognize pesticides in produce as a problem, but should you really be worried? Well, it definitely pays to be aware, if nothing else. Pesticides are linked to all sorts of health problems, after all. Let me share 6 facts about pesticides that are sure to make you angry. Pesticides Have Completely Ruined Strawberries ...Read More »

Boosting Your Immune System: What NOT To Eat

Tis the season for the flu shot propaganda machine to rev into high gear, as Big Pharma, the CDC, and the mainstream media urge people to roll up their sleeves and have toxins like mercury and formaldehyde injected into them, all in the name of “staying healthy this winter.” There’s a much easier way to stay ...Read More »

Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

When we asked writer Martha Rosenberg to wade into the issue of drugs in our drinking water, we weren’t sure what she’d find out. Turns out, it isn’t pretty. Thanks to the chemical, agricultural and pharmaceutical industries, and America’s antiquated water systems, you may be imbibing a witch’s brew of drugs and chemicals. And you ...Read More »

Benefits And Dangers Of Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay has strong internal cleansing properties and has become a popular ingredient in some detoxification programs. Many people have used bentonite clay to address symptoms of constipation [1], like bloating and gas. Some have even cited it as relieving symptoms of more serious conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Benefits of Bentonite Clay: Remove toxic ...Read More »

Fungus – The Hidden Cause Of Many Illnesses?

  Sounds like a big claim and a sweeping generalization, but when you take a closer look at it, you will be staggered to discover just how ubiquitous the humble fungus is, and how much ill health it can cause. Let’s start at the beginning. Nature has a way of eliminating old, decaying matter, whether ...Read More »

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