Post Tagged with: "Toxins"

Where Does the Arsenic in Rice, Mushrooms, & Wine Come From?

Where Does the Arsenic in Rice, Mushrooms, & Wine Come From?

Find out what happens when our crops are grown in soil contaminated with arsenic-based pesticides and arsenic drug-laced chicken manure. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Can Vitamin C Help with Lead Poisoning?

Can Vitamin C Help with Lead Poisoning?

Those who have higher vitamin C levels tend to have less lead in their bloodstream, but what happens when you give people vitamin C supplements to put it to the test? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Best Foods for Lead Poisoning: Chlorella, Cilantro, Tomatoes, Moringa?

Best Foods for Lead Poisoning: Chlorella, Cilantro, Tomatoes, Moringa?

All plants produce “phytochelatins” to bind up heavy metals to protect themselves from the harmful effects. So, what if we ate the plants? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Dangers of Dietary Supplement Deregulation

Dangers of Dietary Supplement Deregulation

The majority of dietary supplement facilities tested were found noncompliant with good manufacturing practices guidelines. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Which Intestines for Food and Cosmetics?

Which Intestines for Food and Cosmetics?

The FDA appears to have caved in to industry pressure in allowing intestines potentially infected with mad cow disease prions into food products and lipstick. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Does Aspartame Cause Cancer?

Does Aspartame Cause Cancer?

How should we parse the conflicting human data on aspartame (Nutrasweet) intake and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, and pancreatic cancer? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Why BPA Hasn’t Been Banned?

Why BPA Hasn’t Been Banned?

If the synthetic estrogen BPA is linked to billions of dollars’ worth of medical problems a year, why is it still allowed in the food supply? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Silencing the Scientist: Tyrone Hayes on Being Targeted By Herbicide Firm Syngenta

Silencing the Scientist: Tyrone Hayes on Being Targeted By Herbicide Firm Syngenta

Democracy Now! speaks with a University of California, Berkeley scientist Tyrone Hayes, who discovered a widely used herbicide may have harmful effects on the endocrine system. But when he tried to publish the results, the chemical’s manufacturer launched a campaign to discredit his work. Hayes was first hired in 1997 by a company, which later became agribusiness giant Syngenta, to study […]

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How to Avoid the Obesity-Related Plastic Chemical BPA

How to Avoid the Obesity-Related Plastic Chemical BPA

90% of our exposure to the hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A comes from certain components of our diet. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Monsanto, America’s Monster

Monsanto, America’s Monster

Few corporations in the world are as loathed—and as sinister—as Monsanto. But the threat it poses to people and planet could be reaching new heights, as the World Health Organization has recently upgraded Monsanto’s main product as carcinogenic to humans. With protests against the agrochemical giant held in over 40 countries in May, learn why the global movement against Monsanto […]

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