Tag Archives: toxins

Why You Should Never Microwave Your Food

Microwaving is a simple, convenient cooking option for people on the go. The microwave oven has been a mainstay in the US for 30+ years, virtually transforming society and how we view food. But despite its wonders, the question that’s been avoided remains: are microwaves the healthiest cooking option? The answer is, of course, no, ...

The Importance Of Organic Carpet Cleaners

Every time toxic cleaners are used, there’s a heavy impact on our environment. It does not matter whether the cleaners are poured, sprayed, washed, rinsed, or dumped; the harmful effects are the same. When we use these things we risk adding toxins to the air and to the water, both of which come back to ...

Researchers: Everyday Exposure To Chemicals Can Trigger Early Menopause

Women who are exposed to certain chemicals are more likely to experience menopause at a younger age, according to a newly published study by a researcher from the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, reports that women exposed to certain chemicals experienced menopause ...

Autism Is Increasing. Why?

  Many years ago I was exposed to ozone gas from a laser printer. After a bewildering array of medical issues was examined, it was found that I have Multiple Chemical Sensitive (MCS). After I had no more contact with the room housing the printers, I regained my health. The experience taught me to recognize my ...

The Bitter Truth About Splenda

If you were told to ingest a biologically alien synthetic chemical whose presence on this planet did not predate 1976, and whose structure is only a few atoms away from the deadly pesticide DDT, and you knew that not only were there no long term human safety studies performed on it, but that it had ...

Too Much Of A Sweet Thing? Time For A Sugar Detox

I have a love-hate relationship with sugar. I love the taste, but hate what it does to me. Holidays bring that love-hate relationship in full force. As much as I tried to limit myself on the Christmas cookies this year, I partook in other high sugar delectables. The proceeding day, I am met with, what I ...

12 Reasons To Avoid All Soy

By: Natasha Longo | Prevent Disease - Soy has become a major source of toxicity for human beings, especially in the last three decades. Not only is more than 99% of soy genetically modified, but sources labeled organic or non-GMO are often exposed to the same problems as conventional soy. If you consume processed foods, soy ...

Research: Bisphenol A (BPA) Causes 100x More Harm Than Previously Imagined

A new study reveals just how profoundly misled we are about Bisphenol A and its analogs: they are at least 100x more toxic than we previously imagined. An alarming new study establishes that the commonly used chemical bisphenol A used in tens of thousands of consumer products, and its lesser known but increasingly prevalent analogs, bisphenol S and ...

Stop!!! Make Up Is Eating Your Skin Daily

By: Melissa Mellie | Dermology - Make-up is an age old resolve to all the skin worries faced by women. They use a lot of products to enhance their looks and also hide the flaws. Thus on one hand it is a boon, but at the other it becomes a bane because of the allergic skin scavengers ...

Toxic Vaccine Adjuvants: The Top 10

Toxic vaccine adjuvants are not emphasized enough in the debate over the safety of vaccines. The medical establishment, which has essentially been wed to Big Pharma ever since its inception by the Rockefellers, routinely downplays the idea that these adjuvants are quite harmful. In reality, many are known carcinogens. Western medicine also tends to makes ...

Artificial Fragrances Are Poison: 99 Reasons To Stop Wearing Perfume

By: Jill Ettinger | Organic Authority - We have a body odor problem in this country. But it’s not what you probably think. Yes, some of us stink pretty badly (thanks, Standard American Diet), but that’s not the problem. The issue is our relentless pursuit to cover up our body odor with artificial fragrances and perfumes. Somewhere ...

Phthalates – The Silent Killer

The convenience of plastic in our everyday lives have no doubt made our lives easier. It contains our food, our water, and protects us. That said, have we considered how much it has poisoned us? As favorable as plastics are in our world, there are some concerns to address. Namely, the chemicals that are emitted from plastic ...

EPA: “The Greatest Exposure To Toxic Chemicals Is Right Inside Our Own Homes.”

When one envisions clean dishes, they may think of pristine, sanitized dishes left without any reminisces of food. That’s not too much to ask… right? I doubt they would imagine that the soap residue from the store bought soap could be potentially dangerous. The FDA doesn’t mandate ingredient disclosure to household products. That means that what may ...

Chemical Reality: The Nastiest Of The Nasty

In the first part of this series, I concentrated on describing the two main definitions of food that most people use to guide their eating habits. I also began laying down the ground for a detailed description of pesky ingredients that are present in our ‘food’ even though they are not supposed to be there. As ...

Chemical Reality: What You Eat Is Not What You Need

The following is the first part in a series of articles that will focus attention on the food industry’s success in making people believe that processed and packaged products can pass as food. In this article, I will attempt to bring attention to the definitions of food we know and start unmasking the pesky ingredients ...

31 Ways Turmeric Protects Against The Post-Industrial ‘Chemical Apocalypse’

Living in a post-industrial world awash in toxic chemicals this ancient healing spice may be the ultimate answer to regaining your health. In a world increasingly saturated through with known cancer-causing toxicants, folks are understandably growing despondent.  Thousands of petrochemicals are now found not only in our body care products, foods, and water and air, but ...

Study: Toxic Flame Retardants Found In Preschools

A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous. The study, to appear online Thursday, May 15, in the journal Chemosphere, was led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and funded by the California Air Resources Board. ...