TAG: toxic environment

Why Touching Receipts Can Harm Your Health

Sayer Ji – Exposure to thermal printer receipts is one of the primary routes through which our bodies become contaminated with the toxic synthetic chemical known as bisphenol A (BPA).

24,000 Chemicals May be Tainting Your Bottled Water

Mike Barrett – Not only does the massive amount of plastic used to produce bottled water desecrate our lands and oceans, but research has actually found bottled water to harness thousands of health-destructive chemicals.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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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

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