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Consuming Canned Foods Increases Toxic Exposure 1000 Fold

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times Consuming a daily serving of canned food products has a more than 1,000% increase in urinary bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations compared with when the same individuals consumed fresh food daily. The study is one of the first to quantify BPA levels in humans after ingestion of canned foods. The

Why You Should Avoid PVC Products

EcoWatch Waking Times Ok, so you know about the potential health implications of BPA in plastic and you do your best to avoid it. But what about PVC in plastics and other products? PVC—polyvinyl chloride, or vinyl—is found in a range of products, from children’s toys to building materials to food packaging. Healthy Child Healthy World describes PVC as

10 Things to Know About BPA

Dr. Edward Group, Guest Waking Times There are 10 things about BPA each one of us should know to help us protect our most important resource—our children—from a number of horrible health conditions we would never wish on our worst enemies. These facts include information on health conditions caused by this substance along with practical

Plastic Waste Ingested by Worms Threatens Marine Food Chains

Nicholas Barrett, Mongabay Waking Times Small fragments of plastic waste are damaging the health of lugworms, putting a key cog in marine ecosystems at risk. Published in Current Biology, a new study by scientists at the University of Exeter and the University of Plymouth shows the impact of microplastics on the marine worms’ health and behavior.

What Happens to Our Qi When We Eat Processed Foods?

Beth Quist, Guest Writer Waking Times What happens to our Qi if we eat a lot of processed foods?  Processed foods usually includes more preservatives, chemicals, fats, fillers, and sugars than other foods.  As a result, our body has to spend a lot of its energy and effort, not only to digest the food, but

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 to a wide range of serious adverse health effects,[i]  has

BPA and Other Toxins Building up in the Blood of Children

Case Adams, Green Med Info Waking Times Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have concluded that BPA and seven other toxins are building up within the bodies of U.S. children according to blood and urine studies. The research comes from the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health. The researchers utilized data

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