Dangerous Chemicals

USDA drops plan to test for glyphosate residues in our food supply

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(NaturalHealth365) It’s official – the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has jettisoned plans to test for glyphosate residue in the United States food supply, according to The Huffington Post. In a related issue: Monsanto – glyphosate’s manufacturer – has recently been accused of colluding with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suppress data on the herbicide’s toxic effects. So, ... Read More »

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Pesticides cause up to 41 million people to suffer from adverse reactions and 200,000 deaths a year

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(NaturalHealth365) The UN has released a report that condemns the use of toxic pesticides – and attributes over 200,000 deaths per year, worldwide, to their use. The report also attacks the claim of agrochemical manufacturers that the use of pesticides is essential to address global hunger – and highlights the “systemic denial” of the companies regarding deaths and injuries from ... Read More »

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Toxic pesticides: The difference between conventional and organic foods

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(NaturalHealth365) As more and more consumers discover the nutritional benefits and peace of mind supplied by organically grown produce, the organic food industry is enjoying popular support (like never before) – and healthy profits. Perceiving this success as a threat, some agribusiness groups have gone on the offensive with a “smear campaign” over the use of pesticides. In addition to ... Read More »

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Glyphosate was patented as an antibiotic … is this contributing to antibiotic resistance?

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(NaturalHealth365) For decades, the environment – rivers, lakes, fields, humans, livestock and wildlife – has been exposed to the toxic effects of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed killer Roundup. The chemical, classified as a probable carcinogen by the World Health Organization in 2015, has been linked to kidney disease, liver damage, birth defects, cancers, Parkinson’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma ... Read More »

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Strong link between fluoridated water and ADHD, according to scientific study

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(NaturalHealth365) Fluoridated water and the ingestion of fluoride have now been identified as factors in the development of ADHD, according to researchers. A report on this topic was published in Environmental Health, and the study is the first of its kind to closely examine the relationship between ADHD and exposure to fluoridated water. A fluoride-like chemical called hydrofluosilicic acid has ... Read More »

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Death of 4 children due to toxic pesticides on their house

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(NaturalHealth365) Four children have died in Amarillo, Texas as the result of illegal use of toxic pesticides.  Aluminum phosphide, classified by the EPA as a “restricted use pesticide,” was applied on January 3, 2017 under a mobile home in which 10 people were living. When people in the home complained of feeling sickened, a family member tried using water to ... Read More »

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Roundup is more toxic than glyphosate alone, lawsuit claims

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(NaturalHealth365) Much of the scrutiny of the Monsanto weed killer Roundup has focused on its content of the herbicide glyphosate, dismissing its other ingredients as “inert.” However, a recent lawsuit claims there is something about the chemical cocktail comprising Roundup that is more toxic than just the glyphosate on its own. The truth is that no additive is inert, and ... Read More »

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Medical marijuana found tainted with dangerous pesticide residue

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(NaturalHealth365) Steep Hill, considered one of the most reliable agencies in the testing of cannabis, recently released a report on the existence of pesticide contamination in medical marijuana in California. A shocking 83.2 percent of the samples tested positive for pesticide residue after being assessed by mass spectrometer. Warning: Pesticide ingredient on medical marijuana becomes poisonous when burned The most ... Read More »

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10 chronic health problems caused by dental amalgam fillings loaded with mercury

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(NaturalHealth365) Cases of chronic disease have reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., with issues related to the immune system high on the list. These diseases have all been associated with mercury-based dental amalgam fillings. Dental amalgam fillings contain up to a 54 percent ratio of the neurotoxin mercury. The National Institute for Health, through an extensive epidemiological study, showed a ... Read More »

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Low level Roundup residues in food linked to serious liver disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Natural health experts have long warned of the dangers of glyphosate, the herbicide found in Roundup weed killer. Listed as a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization, glyphosate has been linked with autism, ADHD, birth defects and cancer – among other devastating effects. Now, recent research has yielded a bombshell finding – a shocking connection between glyphosate ... Read More »

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Is chlorine in drinking water linked to heart attacks and cancer?

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(NaturalHealth365) The practice of chlorination has been used since the 1800s, although it didn’t become a standard until the early 1900s. It’s utilized primarily because it is the cheapest way to disinfect large amounts of water. The Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine provides a detailed account on the possible problematic issues with chlorine.  If you’re concerned about your health – keep ... Read More »

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Flint Michigan revisited: How safe is America’s water supply?

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(NaturalHealth365) The Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 edition of the national newspaper USA Today contained the shocking headline, “4 Million Americans Could Be Drinking Toxic Water.”  The article highlighted water contamination in the once oil-booming town of Ranger, Texas – which reminds us of the similar tragedy in Flint, Michigan. The culprit: the 100-year-old lead pipes through which drinking water has ... Read More »

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