Post Tagged with: "Toxins"

How Chemically Contaminated Are We?

The latest national survey on the levels of chemical pollutants such as heavy metals, toxic solvents, endocrine-disrupters, flame-retardant chemicals, PCBs, and pesticides such as DDT in the bodies of pregnant and non-pregnant Americans. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/03/14/how-chemically-contaminated-are-we/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease

People eating conventional diets may ingest a trillion microparticles of the food whitening additive titanium dioxide every day. What implication might this have for inflammation in the gut? Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/titanium-dioxide-inflammatory-bowel-disease/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Top 10 Toxic Power Plants – Worst for Mercury, Carcinogenic Pollution

Top 10 Toxic Power Plants – Worst for Mercury, Carcinogenic Pollution

Even though mercury and other hazardous air pollution from U.S. power plants are declining, the progress at the coal-fired power plants are uneven, leaving in place a significant remaining risk to the health of the public and environment, according to a new report by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP). Coal-burning power plants release millions of pounds of toxic pollutants into […]

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There are Probably Toxins in Your Clothes and How to Make It Stop

There are Probably Toxins in Your Clothes and How to Make It Stop

You’ve probably never heard of halogenated anilines and perfluorinated chemicals. In addition to being mouthfuls to pronounce, both are toxic chemicals that are harmful to the environment and life, both in water and on land. Some anilines can become carcinogenic, or cancer-causing, and several perfluorinated chemicals are known to be toxic for the reproductive and nervous systems of mammals. Scary. […]

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More than 1.5 Million Pounds of Arsenic-Laden Drugs Sold to Meat Producers

More than 1.5 Million Pounds of Arsenic-Laden Drugs Sold to Meat Producers

At least 706,530 kilograms (more than 1.5 million pounds) of arsenic-containing drugs were sold for use in animal products in 2010, according to analysis of FDA documents by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. Arsenic-based drugs are fed to animals to control intestinal parasites, promote animal growth, and to make the meat products look more appealing to consumers. […]

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Video: 60 Minutes Reports on the Dangers of Sugar

Video: 60 Minutes Reports on the Dangers of Sugar

In a ground-breaking news story, 60 Minutes reports that new research coming out of some of America’s most respected institutions is finding that sugar is a toxin that can lead to major chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, metabolic disease and obesity. RELATED ARTICLE:  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/06/30/excessive-fructose-causes-obesity-and-cancer.aspx

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Toxins Lurk in Everyday Health & Beauty Aids

Toxins Lurk in Everyday Health & Beauty Aids

Many people are not aware that toxins lurk in such every day health and beauty aids as: toothpaste; shampoo, conditioner, and other hair care products; deodorant; after shaves and colognes; skin cleansers and cosmetics; bath products; nasal sprays and over-the-counter cold and flu remedies; and over-the-counter pain relief products. Here’s a rundown of the most common toxins found in commercial […]

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