Don’t Consume Toxins! By Kelly Herring From Healing Gourmet The simplest definition of a toxin is something that can damage tissues and organs or cause disease when it enters the body. By this definition, it’s clear that many of the things that modern humans consider “food” are actually toxins (especially the manner and amounts in which(…)
s your home making you ill? 81%of people are at risk of suffering from a respiratory or dermatological condition because of their home. Experts call for an increased awareness of what is being termed ‘Toxic Home Syndrome’. Professor Peter Howarth comments: “There is a lot of noise about how outdoor air pollution affects your health, but we should look(…)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Scientists have long recognized the dangers of cadmium (Cd) exposure to the human body. This heavy metal is emerging as a major cause of vascular disorders, common cancers, osteoporosis, and kidney disease, and can also cause damage to the body’s reproductive and neurological systems. While tobacco smoke can be a significant(…)
Some manufacturers are turning away from using triclosan as an antimicrobial ingredient in soaps, toothpastes and other products over health concerns. And now scientists are reporting new evidence that appears to support these worries. Their study, published in the ACS journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, found that triclosan, as well as another commercial substance called octylphenol,(…)
We all know most people don’t get the quality sleep that they need. In fact, its said that 50% of Britons don’t get enough sleep. But what no one’s really talking about is what we are sleeping on, how toxic it is and how that alone detrimentally affects our health.
Most of us know that outside air is toxic, due to pollution from cars, factories and other chemicals that we breathe in. But, rarely do people understand how much worse it is living inside our homes and workplaces. Here is an info graphic to show you what goes on inside our homes
While asbestos is known to exist in thousands of manmade products, few people know that it is a natural mineral that can be found in the environment. Asbestos is not dangerous if left alone, however if it is broken or disturbed it can release fibrous dust into the air which is easily swallowed or inhaled.(…)
by Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff, Executive Director, Healthy Child Healthy World On Valentine’s Day, the last thing you want to think about is whether toxic chemicals will prevent you from starting a family. But with rates of infertility on the rise and testosterone levels in decline, we may need to factor in chemical exposures to the future of(…)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A review of research conducted by independent laboratories and the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that one of the most widespread and hazardous contaminants known to science enters the human body early in life at levels far higher than the EPA deems safe.