Tag: toxic environment

The Longterm Health Impact of Toxic Food Packaging

The Longterm Health Impact of Toxic Food Packaging













Heather Callaghan, Contributor
Waking Times

There once was a guy who wrote a book about his journey out of crippling brain fog. He warned that to get out of it he and others needed to use extreme caution about what they brought into the house. With gloves, anything he purchased … More

February 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Broken Trust: Victims of Pipeline Spills Tell Their Stories

Broken Trust: Victims of Pipeline Spills Tell Their Stories













Julie Dermansky, DeSmogBlog
Waking Times

Evaluating pipeline safety is the business of engineers and scientists, but evaluating the human cost of transporting hazardous materials near people’s homes is best left to those who’ve experienced the fallout.

Homeowners shared their experiences with industry insiders at the New Orleans Pipeline Safety More

December 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
BPA Harms At Much Lower Levels Than Previously Thought

BPA Harms At Much Lower Levels Than Previously Thought













Heather Callaghan, Guest
Waking Times

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical found in most plastics, cans, and other types of food and drink packaging as well as money, receipts and newer kinds of dental resins. It is a known endocrine disruptor that hijacks normal hormone function – it is often … More

November 12, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
How the USDA Organic Standard Allowed Fluoride to Contaminate the Organic Label

How the USDA Organic Standard Allowed Fluoride to Contaminate the Organic Label













April McCarthy, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There are many reasons to no longer trust the USDA organic label, however history gives a good lesson on why you should never confide in this government agency. The original standards proposed in 1997 by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) revised rule … More

September 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Chemtrail Poisons are Ruining Your Health from Above, and You may Not Know

Chemtrail Poisons are Ruining Your Health from Above, and You may Not Know













Christina Sarich, Staff
Waking Times

If aluminum deodorants and anti-perspirants aren’t good for us, how can chemtrails being sprayed in our neighborhoods be benign? Geo-engineering, otherwise known as chemtrails, have been exposed by numerous alternative news outlets, reporters, and documentaries such as What in the World Are They Spraying?

In … More

September 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
10 Things to Avoid for a Toxin-Free Home

10 Things to Avoid for a Toxin-Free Home













Dr. Amy Myers, Guest
Waking Times

Toxins are all around us. For optimal heath, it’s important to reduce our exposure to chemicals and toxins. Here are 10 tips to help you keep your home and work environment clean and green.

1. Conventional flooring.

Conventional carpet is made from synthetic, … More

August 22, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Just How Toxic Are We?

Just How Toxic Are We?













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Bathing in untainted waters is just one way to detox naturally.Most of us know by now that we live in a highly polluted world. We have come far from the days of living in an Edenic paradise, where all our needs were provided by … More

August 9, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Garlic Beats Drug in Detoxifying Lead Safely From Body

Garlic Beats Drug in Detoxifying Lead Safely From Body













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

Last year, a remarkable study published in the journal Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology revealed something very special about garlic: it is a natural detoxifier of lead and is not only as effective as a common chelation drug known as d-penicillamine at pulling this … More

July 26, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
25 Best Ways to Detox From Heavy Metals, Pesticides, Environmental Pollutants, and Metabolic Waste

25 Best Ways to Detox From Heavy Metals, Pesticides, Environmental Pollutants, and Metabolic Waste













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

If you are endlessly tired, irritable, have trouble losing weight, or feel depressed, you might be suffering from the environmental onslaught of toxins being poured into our air, water and soil by greedy corporate monopolies. If you aren’t sure whether you are suffering from … More

July 18, 2013 | By | 36 Replies More
How Inorganic Arsenic Accumulates In The Meat of Chicken Then Sold At Your Grocery Retailer

How Inorganic Arsenic Accumulates In The Meat of Chicken Then Sold At Your Grocery Retailer













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Poultry has become one of the most contaminated sources of meat available to humans, particularly due to approved arsenic-based additives which 80% of all chickens consume in their daily diet. Until recently, chicken producers would routinely supplement poultry feed with a growth-promoting arsenical drug … More

July 15, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Corporations Replace BPA with More DNA-Damaging Bisphenols

Corporations Replace BPA with More DNA-Damaging Bisphenols













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Just when you thought it was safe to buy “BPA-free” products, manufacturers flood the marketplace with an alphabet soup of toxic bisphenols.

Consumer beware. New research published in the journal Chemosphere confirms that the hormone-disrupting chemical known as bisphenol A (BPA) is not … More

July 2, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Hydro-Fracking – Boom or Bust?

Hydro-Fracking – Boom or Bust?













James Hall, Contributor
Waking Times

The economics of oil or natural gas hydrofracking are seldom analyzed from the perspective of the American consumer. Most discussions focus upon the investment opportunities of specific companies, royalties to leaseholders, windfall tax revenues that state governments will benefit from and the bonanza that local … More

June 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
What Every Parent Should Know About Monsanto

What Every Parent Should Know About Monsanto













Toni Nagy, Occupy Monsanto
Waking Times

Keeping our children from harm in today’s chemically-saturated world is one of the great challenges of modern parenting. The more I read the news, the more I want to look for toddler-sized quarantine suits on Etsy, but the most proactive way I can protect … More

April 11, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
10 Ways to Protect Children From Pesticides

10 Ways to Protect Children From Pesticides













Pesticide Action Network
Waking Times 

Today’s children are sicker than children were two generations ago.

From learning disabilities and autism to childhood cancers and more, a startling number of diseases and disorders are on the rise. And the science leaves little room for doubt: pesticides and other toxic chemicals are … More

April 5, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
The ‘Dirty’ on Cleaning and Personal Care Products

The ‘Dirty’ on Cleaning and Personal Care Products













Erin Schumacher, Guest Writer
Waking Times 

When you pick up a product to clean, you expect it to clean. You don’t, however, expect the product to irritate the skin, cause cancer or disrupt hormones. The same goes with personal care products. You may think you are cleaning your body and … More

April 2, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Planned Obsolescence of Humanity

The Planned Obsolescence of Humanity













Barbara H. Peterson, Guest Writer
Waking Times 

Remember when things lasted a long time? I recall going with my dad to the hardware store, and being able to find just about everything needed to fix anything on the ranch. Need a gasket? Just get the gasket material and cut your … More

March 13, 2013 | By | 11 Replies More
Manufacturers Replace BPA with Still Highly Toxic BPS

Manufacturers Replace BPA with Still Highly Toxic BPS













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

As we reported on back in June of last year, in an exposé titled, Consumer Alert: BPA-Free Goods Still Contain Toxin Bisphenol, the petrochemical bisphenol A (BPA), a ubiquitous ingredient in thousands of consumer products and which has been linked … More

March 7, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
A Day in The Life: Our Toxic Lives

A Day in The Life: Our Toxic Lives













The Transition of Consciousness
Waking Times 

This article may be quite challenging for you. I am going to take you through a day in the life of what may quite possibly be your own life.

I can’t help but think that many of us just never think about the toxinsMore

January 31, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Is Your Cosmetic White Dental Filling A Toxic Fluoride Bombshell?

Is Your Cosmetic White Dental Filling A Toxic Fluoride Bombshell?













Lester Sawicki, Guest Writer
Waking Times

Urgent News For Supporters Of Anti-Fluoridation: Your Dentist Could Be Hiding A Fluoride Releasing “Dirty Bomb” Under Your Filling! What Now?

What you are about to read might be the most important article that could bust wide open hidden truths about fluoride under your … More

January 3, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Need To Detox Your Body? Reach For The Hemp!

Need To Detox Your Body? Reach For The Hemp!













Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer
Waking Times 

This is a toxic world that we are living in today. It seems like everything we eat, breathe, or touch has the capacity to add toxins to our bodies. There are toxins in our foods and water (pesticides, herbicides, chemicals in processed More

January 2, 2013 | By | Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 12 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More