Tag: toxic environment

The Surprising Toxicity of Fast Food Packaging

The Surprising Toxicity of Fast Food Packaging

Dr. Mercola – Many toxic chemicals are in fast food packaging, and here’s what you need to know about how to protect yourself from them…

By November 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
At What Point Did We Start Accepting Our Insane World As The Norm?

At What Point Did We Start Accepting Our Insane World As The Norm?

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Ever wonder when it was that we all started submitting to the terms of life as we are subjected to on a daily basis? When did we start accepting the poisoning of our water supply with fluoride and other toxins? When did we start saying it’s ok to pollute […]

By September 26, 2014 8 Comments Read More →
Mighty Broccoli Sprouts Rapidly Detox Pollutants

Mighty Broccoli Sprouts Rapidly Detox Pollutants

Margie King, GreenMedInfo Waking Times Air pollution is associated with a long list of health problems including cardio-respiratory deaths, pulmonary disease, and chronic respiratory conditions.  And the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has recently classified air pollution as carcinogenic to humans. But a new clinical trial finds that tiny broccoli sprouts can help […]

By September 22, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Pesticide Exposure Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Based on the sheer amount of research studies available dating back to the 1950s on the association between industrial chemicals and neurobehavioral disorders – it makes sense that more recent studies are finally starting to emphasize the chemical/neurodevelopmental disorder connection. That is, additional links to keynotes seen in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) […]

Flame Retardants and Fluoride—Two Neurotoxic Chemicals Again Linked to Reduced IQ

Flame Retardants and Fluoride—Two Neurotoxic Chemicals Again Linked to Reduced IQ

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Did you know that items you come into contact with every day, such as your couch cushions, your carpeting, and your mattress, might be exposing you to highly toxic compounds? In most cases, they will contain flame-retardant chemicals that have been linked to serious health risks like infertility, birth defects, neurodevelopmental […]

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 was unwrapped and placed into […]

By February 28, 2014 0 Comments Read 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 called a gender-bending substance for its estrogen-inducing effects on […]

By November 12, 2013 1 Comments Read 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 on National Organic Standards (NOS) was first […]

By September 25, 2013 1 Comments Read 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 this important piece of social activism, we can […]

By September 9, 2013 0 Comments Read 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, petroleum-based fibers that can emit up […]

By August 22, 2013 2 Comments Read 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 nature, and this is due, […]

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 metal out of the body but is […]

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 toxic overload, you can at […]

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 called roxarsone, which helps give […]

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 the only bisphenol with DNA-damaging effects. In fact, the […]

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 communities will enjoy from the […]

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 my daughter is to keep […]

By April 11, 2013 2 Comments Read 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 contributing to our kids getting sick, and […]

By April 5, 2013 3 Comments Read 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 hair, but in addition you […]

By April 2, 2013 3 Comments Read 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 own. Got a gadget that […]

By March 13, 2013 11 Comments Read More →